Rajeev Dassani


01 Dec 1979


Nashville, Tennessee, USA


Rajeev Dassani is an award winning writer and director whose films have screened at many of the top festivals around the world. Rajeev studied directing at the University of Southern California, where his thesis film, "A Day's Work" went on to screen at hundreds of festivals worldwide and won dozens of "best film" awards including the prestigious gold medal at the Student Academy Awards, best student film at the Shanghai Film Festival, Audience Award at the AFI Dallas Festival among others.

Rajeev's first feature, "Watercolor Postcards", starring Bailee Madison, Jonathan Banks and Laura Bell Bundy, has been completed and in the festival circuit and preparing for a 2013 release.

Rajeev also created Master Key Productions with his twin brother Elan Dassani, which has provided production services and visual effects for dozens of TV series and feature films. As part of Master Key, Rajeev served as a creative consultant and visual effects producer on shows such as the "Knight Rider" reboot on NBC, the critically acclaimed "Justified" with Timothy Olyphant on FX, and as a director on "Covert Affairs" starring Piper Perabo on USA. He co-designed and directed the title sequence for that series as well as directing action sequences for several episodes including the season finale in London and Sri Lanka.

Actor ( 1 credit )

Actors Entertainment (2009)  Himself (2 episodes, 2014)

Producer ( 3 credits )

Abbey Grace (2015) executive producer
The Nevsky Prospect (2012) executive producer
Covert Affairs (2010) producer: Puerto Rico (1 episode, 2011)

Writer ( 1 credit )

Lonely Caller (2007) (written by)

Director ( 8 credits )

Valencia (2018)
Amnesia (2015) (attached)
Watercolor Postcards (2013)
The Nevsky Prospect (2012)
A Day's Work (2008)
Lonely Caller (2007)
Miranda Rights (2006)
Prague Spring (2005)