Resource Page

The driving force of independent filmmaking is collaboration. This page lists technical and creative talents to facilitate collaborations. In case you need any guidance in this area, do let us know.

All the names in each section are listed in alphabetical order.

Script Consultants

Don Palathara
Don Palathara Writer/Director/Editor/Camera/Script Consultant (Idukki, Kerala)
Email: donreplies@gmail.com
Mobile: 9495565342
Profile:
Graduated from IFSS, Sydney in Screen Writing and Direction
Shot and Edited Samanthara Shramangal (2015, Documentary)
Wrote and Directed Savam (2015, Feature Film)
Directed, Shot and Edited Pulickal Mathai (2016, Documentary)
Wrote, Directed and Edited Vith (2016, Feature Film)
Owns iMac, Sony A7S, Canon Lenses 24-105mm & 70-200mm
Rajesh R Varma
Rajesh R Varma Writer/Script Consultant (Thiruvanthapuram, Kerala)
Email: rajeshrv@hotmail.com
Mobile: 9947819614
Profile:
Winner of short story competitions for students conducted by Mathrubhumi Weekly and Malayala Manorama Annual.
Winner in short story competition in Kerala University Youth Festival.
Holds a B Tech in Computer Science from TKM College of Engineering, Kollam and an MFA (Creative Writing: Fiction) from Queen’s University of Charlotte, North Carolina, USA.
Lived in Eastern Indian states for five years in the USA for eighteen years.
Have travelled extensively in India, the US, Canada, UK, France and Italy.
Author of one collection of short stories “Kamakoodopanishath” (DC Books) (2009).
Writes short stories in Malayalam periodicals.
Have extensive familiarity with world cinema. Have written film reviews.

Casting Directors

Kannanunni A
Kannanunni A Casting Director (Thiruvanthapuram, Kerala)
Email: kannanunni131@gmail.com
Mobile: 7025482038
Profile:
Graduate in theater designing from National School of Drama, and Graduate in Acting from School of Drama, Thrissur.
Active in theatre for last 20 years as an actor, performance maker and an actor trainer.
Director of plays; Thevurada Aana (2013), Mathavilasam (2014),Jaiva (2015) , 12 machines (2016)

Line Producers

Arun Kesavan
Arun Kesavan Line Producer (Thrissur, Kerala)
Email: arunk228@gmail.com
Mobile: +91 9846121900
Profile:
Holds Diploma in Direction from Chetana Media Institute, Thrissur.
Worked as production assistant for red ice films Mumbai.
Worked as an associate director and script assistant for the Malayalam film Left Right Left.
Worked as an assistant director and script assistant for the Malayalam film Ee Adutha Kalathu.
Has been the post production supervisor for the film Vedivazhipadu.
Worked as an assistant director for the Malayalam film Doctor Patient.
Worked as the production manager for the Malayalam film Gaddaama.
Worked as associate director for Malayalam short film Maanusharellarum Onnupole.
Directed couple of commercials.
Produced a commercial for Kerala Khadi and Village Industries.
Assisted in a documentary for United Nations development program.
Assisted many directors down south in commercials as well as music videos.

Cinematographers

Akhil Sasidharan
Akhil Sasidharan Cinematographer (Mumbai)
Email: hello@akhilsasidharan.com
Mobile: +91 9920771307
Diploma in Cinematography from Mindscreen Institute, Chennai.
Diploma in Still Photography & Cinematography from Sivans Institute of Photography, Trivandrum.
Filmography:
Maanasaandarapetta Yezdi directed by Arun Omana Sadanandan (Feature Film, 2016)
TISS/Tata Institute of Social Sciences directed by K P Sasi (Documentary Film, 2017)
Prathap Joseph
Prathap Joseph Filmmaker/Cinematographer (Kozhikkod, Kerala)
Email: prathapthannikkal@gmail.com
Mobile: 9895286711
Filmography As Director / Cinematographer:
Kuttippuram Palam (2014, Feature Film)
Avalkkoppam (2016, Feature Film)
As Cinematographer:
Crime no 89 directed by Sudevan (2014, Feature Film)
Savam directed by Don Palathara (2015, Feature Film)
Eli Eli Lama Sabachthani directed by Jiju Antony (2016, Feature Film)
Sexy Durga directed by Sanalkumar Sasidharan (2016, Feature Film)
Kaimatam directed by Sidiq Maicone (Unfinished)
Badal directed by G. Ajayan (Unfinished )
Sudevan ‘ s Second film (Unfinished)
Pratap P Nair
Pratap P Nair Cinematographer (Thiruvanthapuram, Kerala)
Email: pratapmadathil@gmail.com
Mobile: 9895510105
Graduated from FTII, Pune
Filmography:
Kaliyorukkam (Malayalam Feature Film)
Bhakthajanangalute Shraddakku (Malayalam Feature Film)
August Club directed by K B Venu (2013, Malayalam Feature Film)
Oru Yaathrayil – Marichavarute Kadal (Malayalam Feature Film)
Naach Tujhach Lagin Haai (Marathi Feature Film)
Reti (Marathi Feature Film)
Ghulam Bhegum Badshaha (Marathi Feature Film)
Muntro Thuruthu directed by Manu (2015, Malayalam Feature Film)
Cinematographer for more than 50 Documentary Films
Ratheesh Ravindran
Ratheesh Ravindran Cinematographer/Writer/Director (Kochi, Kerala)
Email: ravindran.ratheesh@gmail.com
Mobile: 8086707952
Finished Post-Graduation in Cinema from SRFTI, Kolkata
Filmography as Cinematographer:
Power to the Children (German-Tamil documentary, directed by Anna Kersting-2016)
The Money Box (Malayalam short fiction, directed by Shaji N Pushpangathan-2015)
The Aquarium (Malayalam short fiction, directed by Ratheesh Ravindran-2014)
The Ballad of Resistance (Hindi documentary, directed by Leena Manimekalai-2013)
Winter Tales (Bengali feature, directed by Subhodra Choudhury-2012)
Ek Je Chhilo Bhooter Chhana (Bengali feature, directed by Samar-2011)
Travelling Minstrels (Bengali documentary, directed by Raka Dutta-2011)
Raater Bioscope (Bengali feature, directed by Tuhinabha Majumdar-2010)
Sengadal (Additional cinematography, Tamil feature, directed by Leena Manimekalai-2010)
Little Mermaids (Bengali docu-fiction, directed by Raka Dutta-2008)
Womb (Bengali short fiction, directed by Raka Dutta- 2006)
Lord of the Meeting Rivers (Bengali short fiction, directed by Shantanu Trivedi-2005
Filmography as Writer/Director :
Pixelia (Malayalam feature in pre-production stage/2016-2017)
Shaitan Ka Baccha (Hindi-Malayalam documentary in production stage/2015-2017)
The Money Box (Screenplay for Malayalam short fiction, directed by Shaji N Pushpangathan-2015)
Randu (Screenplay for Malayalam short fiction directed by Leena Manimekalai-2015)
The Aquarium (Malayalam short fiction-2014)
Sakhyadeb Chowdhury
Sakhyadeb Chowdhury Cinematographer (Kolkotta)
Email: deb.sakya@gmail.com
Mobile: +918479930181
Post Graduate Diploma in Cinematography from SRFTI, Kolkata .
Filmography:
Chayapath (2010, Short Film)
A little Young Girl (2010, Short Film)
Three women in Three times and the Border (2011, Documentary)
Pracheena (2012, Short Film)
Chewing Gum directed by Praveen Sukumaran (2013, Malayalam Feature Film)
Marubhagam directed by S Sunil (2014, Malayalam Feature Film)
Chhau dance of Seraikella directed Buddhadeb Dasgupta (2015, Documentary)
Mayer Biye directed by Abhijit Guha& Sudeshna Ray (2015, Bengali Feature Film)
The Potrait directed by Supriya Rohit (2016, Documetary)
Mayamridanga directed by Raja Sen (2016, Bengali Feature Film)
Heart of a Dog directed by Sreekrishnan K P (Malayalam Feature Film under post production)
Shehnad Jalal
Shehnad Jalal Cinematographer (Thiruvanthapuram, Kerala)
Email: shehnad@gmail.com
Mobile: +91 9995801378
Graduated from SRFTI, Kolkatta in Cinematography (2002-2005)
Filmography:

Feature films

Lady of the Lake directed by Haobam Paban Kumar (Manipuri /2016)
Velutha Rathrikal directed by Razi Muhammad (Malayalam /2015)
Nirnayakam directed by V K Prakash (Malayalam /2015)
Kanyaka Talkies directed by K R Manoj (Malayalam /2013)
Left Right Left(Malayalm / 2013)
Chennaiyeil Oru Naal directed by Shaheed Kader (Tamil /2013)
Ee Adutha Kaalathu (Malayalam /2011)
Chitrasutram directed by Vipin Vijay (Malayalam/2010)
Documentaries
Kesari (Malayalam /2016)
Maruvili -Call from the other shore (Malayalam /2015)
Amma (Malayalam /2015)
Adutha bellodu koodi jeevitham arambhikkum (Malayalam /2014)
On the trail of a rain song (English2013)
A Pestering Journey (English, Malayalam, Hindi, Punjabi, Tulu /2010)
16mm-Memories, Movement and a Machine (Malayalam /2007)
Short Films
The way she is venerated in love ( Malayalam /2010)
Charulatha-the tale untold (Malayalam /2009)
French Revolution (Malayalam /2009)
Along the way (Manipuri /2006)

Sound Recordists/ Designers

Amrith Shankar K P
Amrith Shankar K P Sound Recordist/Designer (Kozhikkod, Kerala)
Email: amrithshankarkp@gmail.com
Mobile: +919895650498
Bachelor in Multimedia And Mass Communication from University of Calicut, Kerala.
Internship in Sound Recording and Editing at KSFDC Chitranjali Film studio Cochin
Location Sound Recording for Madhu Ambat Productions, Chennai for 2 years.
Filmography:

Documentaries

Sync sound and Sound design for Ballad of Ressistance directed by Leena Manimekalai
Sync sound for Natyanubhava-A poetry of Dance directed by Sharatha Ramnathan
Sync sound for The Base directed by Benn and Lara (London)
Sync sound & Sound design for Shethan Ka Baccha directed by Ratheesh Raveendran
Sync sound for Maestro a Portrait: Buddhadep Dasgupta directed by Suprya Suri
Sync sound , design and final mix for Khayal kess kessa directed by Pradeep Cheriyan
Sync sound and Design and mix for Mugatharile Manivilakku directed by Pradeep Cheriyan
Sync sound for Rape Nation directed by Leena Manimekalai
Sync sound for Boundless Land’s directed by Swathi Mohan (USA)
Sync sound for The Indian Priest directed by Mattias Low (Sweden)
Sync sound for Power to the Children directed by Anna Kersting (Germany)
Feature Films
Location sound for Sivappu directed by Sathyashiva
Sound design for Kuttipuram Palam directed by Pradap Joseph
Location Sound Recording for Pathemari directed by Salim Ahmeds
Sound effects recording for Kirumi a Tamil film
Sync Sound and Sound Design for Vithu directed by Don Palathara
Short Films
Sync Sound and sound design for Atheetham directed by Praveen Sukumaran
Sync sound and sound design for Srishtisamhara directed by Nithin John
Sync sound and sound design for When Big Shots Roar directed by Amal Bony
Sync sound and sound design for Nercha directed by Arjun Murali
Owns Tascam DR 701D 4 Track Recorder with Timecode, Tascam DR 70D 4 Track Recorder, Sennheiser MKE 600, Sennheiser ME 80, Rode NTG2, Sennheiser EW 112-p G3 Wireless System with ME-2 Lav Mic
Sandeep Kurissery
Sandeep Kurissery Sound Recordist/ Designer (Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala)
Email: sandeepkurissery@gmail.com
Mobile: 9447856861
Graduated from SAE, CHENNAI in Audio Engineering
Filmography:
Location sound for Oraalppokkam (Feature Film) by Sanalkumar Sasidharan
Location sound for Prathibhasam (Feature Film) by Vipin Vijay
Location sound for Images/ Reflections (Documentary) by Girish Kasaravalli
Location sound for Ozhivudivasathekali (Feature Film) by Sanalkumar Sasidharan
Location sound for Eli Eli Lama Sabachthani (Feature Film) by Jiju Antony
Location sound and Sound Design for Amguleechaalitham (Short Film) by Prasanth Vijay
Location sound and Sound Design for Savam (Feature Film) by Don Palathra
Owns Tascam DR 680 MKII 6 Track Field Recorder

Editors

Anand Ramdas
Anand Ramdas Editor (Thrissur, Kerala)
Email: anandraamdas@gmail.com
Mobile: 9946469048
Holds a Diploma in Editing from Chetana Media Institute Thrissur. Skilled in Video Editing, VFX artist (fcpx, DaVinci Resolve, After effects)
Has been in the field for the past five years and have edited few short films like ‘Theepetti’ and ‘Mirash’ to name a few. Shot and edited ‘Oorali’. Have also done travel videos in association with the Kerala Tourism.
Has an editing studio at Artcafe, Thrissur. Owns a imac27”, macbook pro
Joydip Mukhopadhyay
Joydip Mukhopadhyay Editor (Kolkata)
Email: joydip.srfti@gmail.com
Mobile: 9635098361/8237594348
Post graduate from SRFTI, Kolkata in film and video editing.
Filmography:
‘name witheld’ (Documentary) by Mitali Biswas
In search of western tragopan (Documentary) by Doel Trivedy
Tigers of Ranathambore’ (Documentary) by Gautam and Doel Trivedy
20th September (Documentary) by Kasturi
Sadhana Samvaad (Documentary) by Saurav
Kafiron ki Namaaz (Feature Film) by Ram Ramesh Sharma
Psychedelhi (Feature Film) by Surya Shankar Dash
Atheetham (Short Film) by Praveen Sukumaran
Manoj Kannoth
Manoj Kannoth Editor (Kochi, Kerala)
Email: films.manoj@gmail.com
Mobile: 8281296301
Graduated in editing from the prestigious FTII, Pune in the year 2007.
Filmography:
Stations (2007, diploma film) won the National award for Best Non Feature Editing
Veettilekkulla Vazhi directed by Dr. Biju (2010, Malayalam Feature Film)
Chayilyam directed by Manoj Kana (2011, Malayalam Feature Film)
The Trail of the Rain Song directed by Usha Zacharias (2012, Documentary)
The Saroj Khan Story directed by Nidhi Tuli (2012, Documentary)
Sapthamashree Thaskaraha directed by Anil Radhakrishna Menon (2014, Feature Film)
Maruvili directed by Anvar Ali (2015, Documentary)
Mundrothuruth directed by Manu P S (2015, Feature Film)

Music Composers

Pratik C Abhyankar
Pratik C Abhyankar Music Composer / Music Producer (Kozhikkod, Kerala)
Email: pratiksmusicroom@gmail.com
Mobile: 9567890889
Filmography:
Composed Background Scores for Shrishti Samhara (Short film) Directed by Nithin John.
Composed Background Scores for Money Box (Short Film) Directed by Shaji n Pushpangathan.
Composed Background Scores for Aami (Short film) Directed by Shammas Basheer.
Composed Background Scores for Atheetham (Short film) Directed by Praveen Sukumaran.
Composed Song Tracks for Nellikka (Feature film) Directed by Bijith Bala.
Composed Song Tracks for Magic Of Love (Short film) Directed by Anoop S Panicker.
Composed Song Tracks for Ameer (Feature film) (in pre-production) to be Directed by Bijith Bala
Composed a title theme track for an upcomming Youtube channel ‘Social Media’.
Programmed backgroundscores for Happy Wedding (feature Film),Scores arranged by Vimal T K

DI/Colourists/DCP/Bluray Authoring

Vijayakumar C V
Vijayakumar C V Colourist/DCP-Blu-Ray Authoring (Kochi, Kerala)
Email: vijay.pictureperfect@gmail.com
Mobile: 9846963922
Filmography:
Colour grading/correction for Eli Eli Lama Sabachthani by Jiju Antony (Feature Film)
Colour grading/correction for The Money Box by Shaji N. Pushpangathan (Short Film)
DCP/Blu-Ray mastering for Asthamayam Vare, Oraalppokkam, Shutter(Marathi), My Life Partner, Appothicary, Amoeba, Alif, Ozhivudivasathe kali, Nirnnayakam, Ain, White Boys, Budhanum Chaplinum Chirikkunnu, Jamna Pyari, Ben, Gold Coins, Moonnam Naal, Charlie, Kunjiramayanam, Maruvili, Roopantharam, Su Su Sudhi Vatmeekam, Maheshinte Prathikaram, Rani Padmini, Idukki Gold, Naval the Jewel, Ottayaal Patha etc.
Has a DI/Colouring, DCP/Bluray Authoring studio ‘Picture Perfect’ in Kochi

Designers

Unnikrishnan M
Unnikrishnan M Graphic/Web Designer /UI Developer (Kozhikkod, Kerala)
Email: unnikrishnanagm@gmail.com
Mobile: 9744237975
Portfolio:
Project: Filmocracy Foundation,Project Roles:UI Developer, Web Url:www.filmocracy.in
Project: Etefaq Qatar ( Interior Decoration Company) Project Roles:UI Developer, Web Url:www.etefaqqatar.com