ITW Blitz, the talent management arm of ITW Playworx Media and Entertainment Pvt. Ltd., has announced the launch of its digital content division which will focus on creating premium content in the entertainment and media domain. ITW Blitz also announced the appointment of Prachi N Thadhani to lead the new vertical.
The new vertical will collaborate with leading filmmakers and content creators to conceptualise and produce content in the form of web series, short films, special features, etc., and cater to the demand across leading OTT and digital platforms, thereby accelerating its strategy to increase the volume of premium content.
Neeraj Bahl, Chief Executive Officer, ITW Blitz, said, “We firmly believe in the age-old saying that ‘Content is King’ and with the formation of the new vertical, it gives us a great chance to further explore the content space. With someone like Prachi at the helm who holds an enormous amount of experience across various forms of entertainment, I am delighted to welcome her on board as part of our growing team at ITW Blitz.”
With a career spanning over a decade, Thadani, has worked with some of the biggest names of the industry like Nadiadwala Grandsons Entertainment Pvt Ltd, Vijeyata Films, White Feather Films, etc., to name a few. Thadani will lead the conception of new creative projects and will also be responsible for forging partnerships for producing web series and new content.
Thadhani, Business Head, Content, ITW Blitz, said, "ITW Blitz as an entity has great vision to take entertainment to a whole new level. I am excited to take up this role and look forward to work with them as I embark on this exciting journey.”
Sidharth Ghosh, CEO, ITW Playworx, said, “Indian entertainment, media and communication industry is witnessing new dynamics with evolving consumption patterns on platforms like OTT and digital. New-age content has opened a whole new set of opportunities for brands and marketers to connect with their audience in a very engaging and cost-effective manner. We welcome Prachi to the ITW Blitz family and are very confident that with her experience and connect, we will be able to scale new heights.”
Bhairav Shanth, Co-Founder, ITW Consulting Pvt Ltd., said, “We have some really exciting plans for 2018 and our aim has always been to have better visibility and engagement value for our clients. With addition of our content creation division, we will make it easier for brands to reach and engage with audiences across digital platforms, to help achieve their business goals.”