VarunRaj Gandhi (aka Varun) is an Editor & Assistant Editor based in Toronto. He is a Mentee of the Canadian Cinema Editors Mentorship Program 2020. He has an MFA in Film Production Degree (Editing emphasis) from Chapman University, California. He has worked as a Promo & BTS Editor for Disney ABC Studios in LA and in India for 2 big budget Indian films. 
At present, Varun works remotely as an Assistant Editor on multiple documentaries for clients in Los Angeles and Toronto. Recently, he worked as an Assistant Editor on the show Property Brothers: Forever Home. He also works as a freelance editor for the athlete-centred brand 'Uninterrupted Canada',  editing episodes of their flagship Branded Content show "Kneading Dough" featuring athletes such as Fred Vanvleet, Kia Nurse etc. 

As an MFA student at Chapman University, he edited multiple Short Films & TV Pilots, winning accolades in festivals across USA. As a freelancer in Los Angeles, he edited music videos, short films, trailers, commercials & corporate videos. 

In 2017, he edited the popular short film “Return of One Idiot” directed by renowned Indian filmmaker & actor, Amole Gupte. As the editor of Visual Promotions of the mega budget south Indian film '2.0', he edited TV Spots, Commercials, Behind The Scenes & various Social Media videos. 

He is an Avid and DaVinci Resolve certified user,  advanced user of Adobe Premiere Pro.  And an intermediate user of Photoshop & After Effects. He always aims to improve upon his storytelling skills as an Editor and expand his knowledge of Post Production. 

Favorite Film -  "Bicycle Thieves"  Italy, 1948, Director: Vittorio De Sica. 

Favorite Film Quote - "On the outside I was an honest man. Straight as an arrow. I had to come to prison to be a crook.” — Andy Dufresne in The Shawshank Redemption. ​​​​​​​