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Department of Direction
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Department of Film Direction

2005 - 2007

R.Sai Gokul Sundar - Director of Tamil feature films “Valeba raja” and “Shivani”

S.Divyanathan - Worked as Associate Director with Director Myskin in the films “Nandalala” and “Yudham Sei” and Kiruthiga Udayanidhi in her first feature film “Vanakkam Chennai”

M.Venkatesan - Directed a documentary on Tamil Actor Gemini Ganesan titled as “Kadhal Mannan - The King of Romance” which is south India’s First Biography Film and runs his own production house Sai Media Productions. Currently directing a Streoscopic film “Parundhu”

Swaroop Sreenivas - Worked as Assistant Director in “Don” , “White Elephant” (NDTV NFDC Production), “Michael” (Anurag Kashyap Production)

Anil.K.Jain - Assisting in TV serials and AD films in Mumbai

2006 - 2008

R.S.Prasanna - Directed his first feature in Tamil “Kalyana Samayal Sadham”. Now remaking the same film in Hindi.

S.Palaniappa Kailasam - Worked as an Associate Director in two Tamil films “Kadhalil Sodappuvathu Eppadi”and “Maari” with Director Balaji Mohan.

Nishant - Founder / Creative Director Candlelight Productions

Jathin Sanker Raj - Worked as an Assistant Director in Mirchi movies “Kadhal to Kalyanam”, Gemini films “Drohi”, Om Productions “Chunnu Munnu “ and now he is a Founder/Creative Director - Technical at Candlelight Production

Olena Shatokhina- Working as Choreographer & Dance Teacher in Ukraine

Varun.G.Paniker - Assisted Director Priyadarshan, Directed Short film “Abdu” & Co-directed “Naghangal”

2007 - 2009

Sujeeth.Y - Directed his first telugu blockbuster feature film “Run Raja Run”

Ganesh Karthik - Assisted Unni in “Lessons in Forgetting”, Assisted Chakri Toleti in “Billa 2”, Assisted Gokul Krishna on “Aaha Kalyanam” for Yashraj Films

Parthan Mohan - Directed first Malayalam feature “ONE”, Directed many AD films

Arjun Das.P.M - Assisted Director Blessy on “Pranayam”. Now assisting Director Sundar Das

2008 - 2010

Manjunathan.S - Assisting Director M.Raja in his feature film

Tegveer Singh - Creative Director RPSB Animation Studios

2009 - 2011

Ramya Ananthe.K - Assisted Director Balaji Mohan in “Kaadhalil Sodhappuvathu Eppadi”. Assisted Gokul Krishna on “Aaha Kalyaanam” for Yashraj Films.

Vinayak Ram - Freelance Assistant Director, Line producer for feature on “Ramanujam”, TV programmes and Documentaries. Also working on documentary film about film director Singeetham Sreenivasan.

Manuja Tyagi - Assisted Amit Kumar in “Monsoon Shootout”, Assisted Bijoy Nambiar in “David”, Co-Director of “24” for Colors TV

Ashwath Nair - Narrative Game Designer at Zinga Games, India and Music Video Producer

2010-12

Bharat Varma.S.N - Made a short film “Premakosam 10 Nimishaalu” & now assisting Bhavanna on a Tamil feature

Subbaiah.K.G - Producer Corporate Videos, Assiting Director Priya Beliappa on a Kannada feature “Ring Road Shubha”

Lokesh - Worked as an Assistant Director in “Viswaroopam II”

Raghavendran.K.K - Producer at “Puthiya Thalaimurai” TV Channel. Working in Sun Music channel as producer.

Ramnath - Worked as an Assistant Director in “Utthama Villian”

2011 - 2013

Ananya Kasaravalli and Aravind Kuplikar – Assisted Prakash Raj in Trilingual film Kannada Version “Oggarane”

Xavier Peria and Priyanka Pal - Assisted Prakash Raj in Trilingual film Tamil Version “Un Samayal Arayil”

Triloknath A - Assisted Prakash Raj in Trilingual film Telugu version “Ulavacharu Biriyani”.

Manoj Leonel Jahson - Writing & Directing web video series

Yugandhara - Worked as an Assistant Director in “Kalyana Samayal Saadham”. Directing TV Commercials.

2012-14

Ajay Arjun K – Independently working on corporate films, AD films and documentaries

Isha Pungaliya - Won the best emerging Woman Director Award

Jithin Nambiar - Working on a script

Nitin Raj - Independently working on corporate films, AD films and documentaries Vishnu Vardhan Rao K - Working on a script