Documentary Films

As a documentary film maker, based in India, passionate about that dig deep into human nature and the heart of the characters, I’ve worked for international TV and production houses on stories.

Video Journalism

Film Editor

A keen eye and the ability to sift through hours of rushes to help filmmakers cull out the heart of the narrative - aesthetically, on time and on budget, working with me as your film editor expect to have a true collaborator on your film project.

Video Editor

Corporate Films

Production of corporate videos that are honest, truthful, powerful brand stories that go beyond inanimate organisations to the people that make it a living, beating heart.

Corporate Films

storytelling that reaches out to the heart of audiences

A documentary film maker and editor based in India, I am passionate about human stories with emotion, equally at home in the remote villages of rural India, the bustling metropolis or my quiet edit suite. An unassuming, genial nature, I tend to put people at ease before a camera or my edit suite, resulting in stories that touch the heart.

Notes from the blog

Filmmaker’s thoughts on making Journeys – the documentary

The co-founder of El Shaddai Charitable Trust, Matthew Kurian approached me back in 2014 regarding a documentary film that would encapsulate the work of the charity. I had been associated with the charity since 2003 and had seen the organisation grow. But more than that, I had seen the children grow and develop into fine […]

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How I used Archival Photos in the documentary film Journeys

In making Journeys – the documentary film about El Shaddai Trust, a charity working with children in need in India, I had to rely on archival photographs for the sequences dealing with the organisation’s beginnings. This is inevitable when telling the history of an organisation. I was presented with a huge number of images in […]

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The art of editing and sewing

Want to become better film editor? How about practicing the craft of sewing. Seriously. There’s a lot to learn. In the early days of cinema, the craft of film editing (note that at the time, film editors were not considered artists), was the domain of women. Memorable films like The Birth of a Nation, Stagecoach, […]

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A Passion for Storytelling

I've filmed in remote villages in the poorest districts of India (like Mewat in the north) and in the metropolis of Mumbai, New Delhi and Bangalore and have developed a deep understanding of and, more importantly, sensitivity for the widely diverse cultures and people of India.
With experience working for international TV and organisations, I offer a global perspective while being true to the emotions of the characters in my stories.
I have worked in all areas of filmmaking. From research, field interviews and camera work. Working solo, I am able to produce a features for projects requiring a small footprint – where subjects need to be put at ease, quick turnaround projects.
I also specialise in documentary film editing projects and collaborate with filmmakers, sometimes remotely.
This site will give you an idea of my style and areas of work. From features for television to documentaries and commercial spots for TV, I cannot turn down a good story! Do get in touch to talk about your specific project or collaboration. I don’t bite! Promise :)