Anjali Menon

Film director

Film director Anjali Menon’s films have been official selections at Indian Panorama & over 30 International Film festivals.

Academics

Masters in Art & Technique of Filmmaking, London International Film School, London, UK 2002
Master in Communication Studies, University of Pune, India 1998
Bachelor of Commerce, University of Calicut, India 1995
Rotterdam Producers’ Lab participant , Netherlands 2006
Julian Friedmann (UK) Screenwriting Workshop 2006
Script factory (UK) Feature Film development workshop 2005
Gil Bettman’s Advanced Directing workshop 2005

Experience

Writer | Director of feature films – filmography on request
Co-Founder of Little Films India, a film company in Mumbai since 2006
Writer | Director | Producer | Editor of short films in UK, UAE & India
Corporate films and content design for television in India & GCC.
Published Short story writer, contributor to media & periodicals
Writes a popular blog on her personal worldviews on anjalimenon.wordpress.com

Recognition

Anjali Menon’s films have been official selections at Indian Panorama & over 30 International Film festivals in UK, USA, Canada, France, Netherlands, Germany, Switzerland, Ireland, Turkey, UAE & South Africa.

Asianet Best Director & Best Popular Film Award 2015
Vanitha Best Director & Best Popular Film Award 2015
Asiavision Director of Most Popular Film 2014
National Award for Best Screenplay (Dialogues) 2012
Kerala State Award for Best Screenplay 2012
Kerala Film Producers Association Award for Best Screenplay 2012
P.Bhaskaran Memorial Award for Best Screenplay 2012
Asianet Best Screenplay Award 2012
Vanitha Best Screenplay Award 2012
JaiHind Best Screenplay Award 2012
Reporter Best Screenplay Award 2012
Asiavision Director of Most Artistic Film 2012
Best Debut Direction by a Woman @ SACF New Jersey, USA 2011
Best Screenplay | Best Director | Best Film @ South Asian International Film Festival, New York 2009
NETPAC Award for Best Malayalam Film @ IFFK 2009
Pathbreaking Film @ Amrita Film Awards 2009
FIPRESCI Award @ IFFK 2008
Best Indian Debut Director Award – instituted by Mira Nair @ IFFK 2008
Finalist @ International Young Film Entrepreneurs of India Awards – British Council 2007
2nd Best Short Film at British Film Institute Imagine-­‐Asia Award 2002
KODAK Awards (5) for student commercials in UK in 2000 & 2001
Best Narration Script by Consortium of Educational Communication, New Delhi, 1998

Contact:

Little Films India, Level 9, Platina, Block G, BKC, Bandra E, Mumbai 400051, INDIA
web: anjalimenon.wordpress.com

Gitamritam speaker in the year 2015.