Sreedev Chandrabhanu

Sreedev Chandrabhanu

Creative Director at Ynot media production
Mumbai Area, India, India

Summary

Like every creative person me too aims big and wide. However, our beginnings were modest, but in earnest. As most children are, the medium of visual media had an entertaining influence on my life too. The tedious tasks from scratch as a spot boy however helped me realize the hard work behind the kaleidoscope on celluloid. I understand that discipline and punctuality are extremely valued to stay ahead of the competition.
In the beginning, it took time for us to relate closely to the industry. Nevertheless, by God’s grace as always, once the sail was set high, the journey has become steady. At an early stage of high schooling, 17 precisely, my passion for media turned to obsession for creative perfection. Meanwhile, working behind the camera proved to be a quantum leap in earning the captain’s hat.
I believe that rather than desires, it is the divinity of an ambition that drives us forward in this industry. The greatest example was being my unexpected rendezvous with Mr. Prakash Varma & Mrs. Sneha Varma. At a time when I was pondering for a way to get into Nirvana Films, why else would I have been intimated by their associate for a location hunt? It was a crucial stage in my life that catapulted my film making abilities. The association blossomed into territories I could only dream of, before meeting Mr. Varma. For the love and the cane he caressed me with, in diligence, I consider him as my Guru.
Then again, in an industry where creativity lurks around every nook and corner, there must be umpteen things to explore. Hence, our every move and motive is to continually learn and develop the ethics of film making so as to deliver client requirements to the ‘T’. To make a long story short, Y-Not Media Production, is on a journey to discover unique ways of storytelling beyond limitless dimensions.
External Links
https://www.facebook.com/sreedev

Sector Experience

Positions

Creative Director
Ynot media production
August 2010 - Present (7 years 2 months)
http://www.ynotmediaproduction.com/
Assistant Director
Advertising Media
March 2010 - March 2014 (4 years)
*Times Of India
I Lead India 2013-
I will be the change Ad

*Incredible India 2013

A commercial for the Ministry of Tourism
Government of India's 'Incredible India 2013'
campaign directed by Prakash Varma and
produced by Nirvana Films

*Mahindra - We

A brand film for Mahindra
directed by Prakash Varma
produced by Nirvana Films

*Cinthol commercial

A commercial for Cinthol
directed by Prakash Varma
produced by Nirvana Films

*Garnier Fructis Silky Straight 24/7

*SBI Life - Future Guaranteed

*Garnier Fructis Long & Strong

*Nimbu Fresh

A commercial for Minute Maid Nimbu Fresh
directed by Prakash Varma
produced by Nirvana Films.

*Kerala tourism your moment is waiting

The much awaited commercial for
The Ministry of Tourism conceived by Stark Communications
(the brand agency of Kerala Tourism),
directed by Prakash Varma and
produced by Nirvana Films, Bangalore.
Program Cameramen Jeevan Tv
Thiruvangadan Visualmedia
April 2009 - January 2011 (1 year 9 months)
assembling, preparing and setting up equipment prior to filming, which may include tripods, monitors, lighting, cables and leads and headphones;
offering advice on how best to shoot a scene and explaining the visual impact created by particular shots;

planning shots for example when filming an expensive drama scene, such as an explosion, there may be only one chance to get things right, so shots need to be meticulously planned beforehand;

practising the camera moves required for pre-arranged shots;
studying scripts;

finding solutions to technical or other practical problems (for an outside broadcast, for example, the natural light conditions need to be taken into account when setting up shots);

being prepared to innovate and experiment with ideas;
working quickly, especially as timing is such an important factor;
taking sole responsibility in situations where only one camera operator is involved in the filming;

keeping up to date with filming methods and equipment;
repairing and maintaining equipment;
Cameramen & Program Director
Citi Channel Kannur
2006 - 2009 (3 years)

Education

bachelor of arts Field Of Study Malayalam with Jurnoulisam

University of Calicut
2009 - 2011 (2 years)

Diploma Multimedia & Animation

Graphics Island
2007 - 2008 (1 year)

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