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Naru Naarayanan

Aspiring Filmmaker

Work History

May 2010Present

Screenwriter & Director

Screen'em Inde Productions

- Made three 45 min. Independent Movies and Two Concept Trailers

- Wrote Story and Screenplay for a Tamil-Kannada Bilingual Feature Film; Thraataka, Directed by Shiva Ganesh

- Made Sketch Videos for Madras Meter Youtube Channel (Vision Time)

- Worked with Dir.Ahmed, Dir.Arvindraj, Dir.Bhadhri, and Dir Sundar C on scripts. 

- Wrote Screenplay for Behindwoods Gold winning Short Film "Dharumi"

July 2011March 2012

Assistant Director

Opfer Communications

Worked as assistant director for this advertising company. Since it was a small firm, I was not restricted only to the direction department, and I was able to learn direction as well as camera and production.

Aug 2009Jun 2011

Video Producer, Editor, Assistant Director

DUTV - Drury University TV Channel

·Assist in directing the show by keeping track of time codes and re-takes.

·Made some changes during production, to help post-production tasks and show output.

·Edit the complete show and create a final timeline, including show open, music, commercials and bumps, spots, and other minor graphics.

·Assign certain segments of the show to other editing staffs, and add it to the main timeline after completion.

·Air the show.

Aug 2008Jul 2009

Editor

DU Uncut

·Edited multi-camera setup songs and wraps using Final Cut Pro.

·Logged and captured tapes onto hard drive.

·Handled studio and boom cameras for shoots during Studio Production.

·Proof-checked final show timelines.

Education

Aug 2008June 2011

Bachelor of Arts

Drury University

Learned Video Production, Script writing, Acting, and non film related courses like criminology, religion and many more. 

Video Projects