Filmography

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Name              :    Abhaya Simha G.A.
Profession      :    Filmmaker
Nationality     :    Indian
Date of birth  :    June 12,1981
Address          :    # 291, A, 12th Cross, Ideal Homes, Rajarajeshwari Nagara, Bangalore, Karnataka 560098 INDIA
Email             :    abhayaftii@gmail.com
Website          :    www.abhayatalkies.com

EDUCATION

Film studies
Three Year Post Graduation Diploma in Direction from Film and Television Institute of India, Pune (FTII)

FILMOGRAPHY

•    FEATURE FILM

  • GUBBACHIGALU(95min/ 35mm/ color/ Kannada – EST/ 2008)
    • Golden Lotus (Natinoal Award) for the Best Children’s Film 2008
    • Official selection to the Indian Panorama, IFFI 2008
    • Official selection to the Toranto Indian Children’s Film Festival 2008
    • Official selection to Los Angeles Independent Film Festival 2008
    • Official selection to NY Independent Film Festival 2008
    • Best Family Feature Film award at NYIF Festival 2008
    • Official Selection to the Kolkatta International Film Festival 2008
    • Official selection to the IFF Bangalore 2009
    • Official selection to the International Film Festival of Lucknow 2009
    • Official selection to the Habitat Film Festival, Delhi 2009

•    MUSIC VIDEO

  • RAB JAANE… (4.25min/ 16mm/ Hindi/ 2006) for EUPHORIA
  • SPIRIT OF YOUTH NEXT (5min/ DV/ English/ 2007) About youth of India

•    FICTION SHORT FILMS

  • ONE FINE DAY (17 min/ DV/ English/ 2003)
  • MIRCH MASALA (12 min/ DV/ Hindhi/ 2003)
  • WATCH OUT (12 min/ DV/ Silent/ 2004)
    • Screened at Big Mountain International Film Festival, New Zealand
  • SEA SIDE STORY(11 min/ DV/ English/ 2004)
    • Screened at International Film Festival of India, Goa
    • Screened at Big Mountain International Film Festival
  • YAKSHOTTAMA (11 min/ 35mm/ Kannada/ 2005)
  • NINAAD (21 min/ 35mm/ Hindi/ 2006)

DOCUMENTARY FILMS

  • GEMINUS – a glimpse in to their world
  • MANGALORE – tradition of traditions
  • YAKSHOTTAMARA KALAGA – Yakshagana Prasanga
  • POORVA RANGA – Specialization in Yakshagana
  • KARKI HASYAGARA – Particular style in Yakshagana
  • CHILDREN’S TROUPE – Documentary on Children’s troupe Yakshagana
  • COMIC ZONE – the world of Indian comic books
  • COMIC SITUATIONS IN YAKSHAGANA – Yakshagana
  • SOLO SINGER AND THE BLUE CITY – Film on a Cologne city, Germany
  • NEW DAY IN TRANSWORKS – A Corporate film for Aditya Birla group
  • BRAIN FACTORY – Documentary on brain drain phenomena in India
  • CINEMA! CINEMA – About young filmmakers in India and their dreams
  • COLORS OF ADMINISTRATION – Youth and Politics in India
  • GLOBALIZATION! – A sneak view in to the understanding in India
  • IN SEARCH OF NOTHINGNESS – What God means
  • CLUTCHES OF CULTURE – The great debate of preservation of culture
  • ANANTA PAYANA – Documentary film on Dr. U.R.Anantha Murthy
  • VOICES FROM THE VALLEY – A Documentary about Kashmiri Pandits
  • YOUNG ARMY OF BUREAUCRATS – IAS and Bihar
  • ANANTA SADHYATEGALU – Life and achievements of Anat Kumar Hegde
  • IN THE SHADES OF KADAMBA – A corporate film for Kadamba – an NGO in Sirsi
  • NEW DAWN! – On the occation of Vishvamangala gau-Grama Yatra
  • ANDAMAAN – A travelogue
  • UPADHYA METHOD – Documentation of an operation.
  • ONDU SAVINA VRUTTAMTA – Documentary on communal violence in Bangalore.
  • Badagu Tittu Yakshagana – Dondi Aata (Yakshagana) experiment documentation

WRITING

  • Writings on classic films published in Kannada news paper Udayavani.
  • Writings on classic films published in Kannada news paper Kannada Prabha.
  • Columnist in Kannada film magazine, Chittara.
  • Research paper on Tulu Cinema presented in film Chennai symposium.
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