Preview our award-winning films and videos here. They have been customised to the needs of the project and client.
Listen to the Myristica (2021), Shot on 4K delivered on Full HD, Duration: 2 Minutes, Client- Forest PLUS 2.0. https://youtu.be/sh4pmKRqsBw
Promo video for the World Wetlands Day 2021 on the biodiversity rich Myristica Swamps of Kerala.
1Cubed(2015), Documentary, Full HD, Duration: 43/27 Minutes, Client- Heinrich Boll Foundation (HBF), India https://youtu.be/VbmzrfkBL3E
A multiple award-winning documentary on gender dimensions of globalization. This film has been selected for international film festivals in India and abroad and won seven awards including the “Best Documentary” awards at Youth Spring Film Festival 2014 and Part ONO Film Festival 2016.
Cross-Border Learning Empowers Poor Women in South Asia (2014), Documentary, Full HD, Duration: 5 minutes, Client- The World Bank, South Asia http://youtu.be/zELPymZDqqc
A short film on how women in interior Bhutan benefited from the BEES knowledge network.
Non-Tariff Barriers to India-Bangladesh Trade (2018), Short Documentary, Full HD, Duration: 7 minutes, Client- USAID India https://www.usaid.gov/news-information/videos/node/295086
A data driven film exploring the potential of trade between India & Bangladesh.
REIA- The Rare Earth Industry Association (2019), Brand Film, Shot on 4K delivered on Full HD, Duration: 4 minutes, Client- REIA
Commissioned by Belgium based Global Rare Earth Industry Association (REIA), shot in Brussels. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LHn04W1r1PI
Reaping Results (2019), Final Project Documentation Film, Shot on 4K, Duration: 13 minutes, Client- AMIED/Metso. https://youtu.be/_c2bO8HsGLU
A project documentation film we made for Metso India’s Model School Project in Alwar, Rajasthan that benefited from a CSR intervention. The brief was to capture success stories and increase the visibility of the intervention by the project partners.
The Invisible Hands- India (2013), Documentary Curtain Raiser, Full HD, Duration: 8 minutes, Client- Heinrich Böll Stiftung, India http://youtu.be/HeVUe3oBL10
This film highlights the role and contribution of women to the Indian economy in an innovative way whereby the real invisible hands of the economy are brought to the fore and acknowledged.
Consumer Broadband Label (2017), Animation, Full HD, Duration: 4 minutes, Client- CUTS International. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7m4aK4LuPBw&t=3s
An animation film we produced for CUTS International, advocating for an informative consumer broadband label in India.
Medicinal Plant Cultivation for Livelihood Security (2022), 4K-Full HD, 19 Minutes, Client- Kerala State Biodiversity Board(KSBB). https://youtu.be/rkbot4GZXq8
Climate Resilience: Rajasthan(2018), Process Documentation & Outcome Film, Full HD, Duration: 8 minutes, Client- Development Alternatives/UNICEF https://youtu.be/L872csnHTXM
This video showcases the entire project process from inception to final outcome.
Budhni ODF Mission (2016), AV, Full HD, Duration: 12 minutes, Client- Water Aid in India https://youtu.be/toFwY-_utF4
It is a film on WASH wherein we documented WaterAid’s work to make Budhni block in Madhya Pradesh ODF. Here we worked with schools, children, villagers, and the state level officials involved while documenting the process and impact of the intervention.
The Bihar Fly Ash Bricks Story (2017), Short Documentary, Full HD, Duration: 5 minutes, Client- Development Alternatives https://youtu.be/L0_9GOXQOqU
A film on the fledgling fly ash bricks industry in Bihar.
Vox Populi- Gender and ESD (2013), Short Documentary, Gender and Education for Sustainable Development, Duration: 5 Minutes, Client-TERI India http://youtu.be/MEjQ0r5yeHI
Home Herbal Garden (2022), 4K-Full HD, 3 Minutes, Client- CISSA, Thiruvananthapuram, India. Not available in Public yet.
Fly Ash Bricks Making Promo (2021), Shot on 4K delivered on Full HD, Client- Development Alternative. Not available in Public yet.
AWARDS & RECOGNITION FOR OUR PRODUCTIONS
Following is a list of awards and festival screenings for the films that we made.
"One Cube", won the best documentary prize, best direction, best editing, script and cinematography awards at PART ONO Film Festival 2016
“One Cube” Best documentary prize at Youth Spring Film Festival 2014
“One Cube” Second-best documentary prize at Nizhalattam Art & Film Festival, 2015.
Festival Selection & Screenings
Alexandria Film Festival, Washington DC, 2014
National Documentary & Short Film Festival, 2017
Chennai Social Justice Film Festival 2014
Madurai International Film Festival 2013
“One Cube” has been screened at universities like Syracuse University, Jawaharlal Nehru University, Delhi University, Calicut University, and at different campuses of Infosys and venues like India International Centre and India Habitat Centre in Delhi.
TECHNICAL CAPACITY- EQUIPMENT
We use the following equipment for our production.
The videos are shot in 4K format using the latest external video recorder and delivered in Full HD as is our standard practice to achieve the best visual quality. As a quality practice I usually record the audio in sync sound mode to get the best aural quality.
These cameras are capable of making films in high quality 4K resolutions. They are adept at handling the demands of shooting in the rural areas.
Sony A7 III, 4K, Full Frame CMOS sensor, 24.3 megapixels.
Sony A7, Full Frame CMOS sensor, 24.3 megapixels
b) VIDEO RECORDER/MONITORS
Atomos Ninja V 4K external recorder and monitor with SSDs
c) SOUND DEPARTMENT
Gun & Lapel mics
Zoom 5 field recorders
Portable field recording 4 channel mixers
Prime & Zoom native lenses & Variable ND filters
Tripods/ monopods & 3 Axis stabilizers
e) EDITING EQUIPMENT
We own iMac systems with external SSD storage that can edit 5K video. The editing software I use are as follows.
Final Cut Pro X
Davinci Resolve 15 (For color correction)
Technical Details of Output
The videos we make for my clients are shot in 4K format in 4:2:2 color and 8 bit depth. The videos are edited in Final Cut Pro X and colour corrected in Davinci Resolve. High quality graphics and client logos (provided by the client) are used for the films.
As a quality control measure, the videos are delivered in high quality Full HD versions (.mov, 1920x1080 resolution, 16:9 aspect ratio) appropriate for screening on big screens, broadcast, and back up.
As a practice, we also deliver our films in appropriate formats for dissemination through web and social media channels. These videos can be in either FHD .mp4 files in H.264 codec, which offer lower sized yet high quality visuals for upload to organization’s website and YouTube; or in SD format or any other resolution the client requires them in to disseminate through media like WhatsApp. Similarly, the audio will also be edited and engineered according to high aural quality standards