A Tribal Quest, a 12 minutes documentary that I scripted, directed and hosted in the year 2009. I did it as an assignment for the Audio-Visual production during my post-graduation in Journalism at Madras Christian College, Chennai. It is based on the Kattunayakan Tribal people of Wayanad, Kerala. In the month of December 2009, the … Continue reading A Tribal Quest – A 12 Minutes Documentary by me on Kattunayakan Tribal people of Wayanad, Kerala
An opportunity to talk at an international platform like esSENSE Global was an unexpected one. When it comes to doing a presentation based on my debut book, of course, the talk itself turns into a special one. It has been a long time since I have talked in front of a large audience. I was … Continue reading നിൻകാസിയും ഞാനും (Ninkasi & I) – My Debut Talk on My Debut Book at esSENSE Global.
Since visual media and technology has become cheap and accessible to everyone, lot of amateur film makers are into creating short movies and showcasing it in platforms like YouTube. Short-film making has become a rat race. Some of them conveys socially relevant messages while most of them don’t. And, I don’t want or like to … Continue reading ‘Njaval Pazhangal’ ‘ഞാവൽ പഴങ്ങൾ’ – A Beautifully Narrated Short Film
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6qrJRdcYGtM%5D Oh… it took two long days to set up my favorite video editing software - Sony Vegas Pro and brush up my long forgotten editing skill to develop this slide show for my uncle. It has been two and half years since I haven’t even edited a single video or created a slide show. … Continue reading Jokuttan (Johan K Jobin)
This is my first television ad, which was for Manorama News Channel. Enjoy!
Oh...I can't resist myself from sharing this video - a music video directed, shot and edited by some of my closest friends during my campus days. I really love this music video because it was my first attempt to emulate singing in front of camera. Later, I realized that I love to do it again!
Nothing in my life has ever given me such joy, fun, enjoyable moments and unforgettable memories than my campus lives. In MCC (Madras Christian College), life in woods is just amazing which gave me lot of sweet memories and blessed me with number of friends for life. At times, we never understand the value of … Continue reading Nostalgic Classroom
‘Perumbadappu Mana’ is located at Ollukara, a locality which is 5 kilo meters away from Thrissur town in Kerala, a southern state of India. The word ‘Mana’ means house of Brahmins who tops the hierarchy of Indian caste system. This splendid landmark is around 300 years old. Modernity has brought severe damage to these ‘Manas’ … Continue reading ‘Perumbadappu Mana’: A 300 year old legacy.
Film making is an art. When this art is related to a fragile community, strange language and a tricky terrain, it becomes an adventure too! Here in this informative video clip, Rayson.K.Alex, Assistant Professor, Department of English, Madras Christian College is sharing with us various merits as well as flaws in making an ethnographic documentary. … Continue reading Searching the Ethics of Documentation
This is a 4-minute video of Nisha, a 6-year old tribal (Mudugar) girl taking pictures of what she likes outside her house. Her likes and creativity is pronounced in the video. Watch it you will be surprised to see the excitement of the little girl. The video is made in Mudugar-Kurumbar Research Centre, Attappady, a … Continue reading Creative Expressions of Nisha
A seven minute video-documentary of the responsive expressions of Mudugar, a tribal community in Attappady, watching themselves on screen. Watch the twinkling eyes that look on the camera! The documentary is made in Mudugar-Kurumbar Research Centre, Attappady, with the World Oral Literature Project of University of Cambridge.