About Chetan

Based in Bangalore, India, Chetan is an award winning independent filmmaker, cinematographer and photographer. Chetan attended the International Academy of Film and Television, in Cebu, Philippines and received a Diploma in Filmmaking, he was awarded the Best Thesis Film for his short film Rebello. His films have been selected and screened in numerous international film festivals around the world. Chetan has travelled extensively to 25 countries in the Asia-Pacific region, Europe and the Middle East. He has lived and worked in six countries, Czech Republic, Nepal, Bhutan, Philippines, Bahrain and India. With over 8 years of international work experience, Chetan shoots commercials, features, shorts, corporates, documentaries, portraits of artists, TV shows, travel shows, concerts, weddings etc

A Padi certified Scuba Diver.

Cinematographer                                    (Scroll down for more behind the scenes photos)

-Documentary for Human shot in (Assam, Punjab, Gujarat, Maharashtra & Kerala, India)
-Times Women's Drive 2018 (Hyderabad to Goa) India. 
-Corporate Shoot for PTC in Bangalore India.
-Corporate Film (JLL New Delhi India) for 90 Seconds .
-Documentary for Responsability Investments (Zurich,Switzerland) in India. Varanasi, Mumbai and Kolhapur
-Commercials for Epson Printers - Bangalore, India (Sony A7S2)
-Corporate AD for Phoenix OBW Clubhouse - Bangalore, India (Red Epic)
-The Barman Tv Show(Ghana&Nigeria) - Season 1, Episodes shot in Wolfenbuttel and Berlin, Germany
-Portrait of a Tibetan Monk - Prague, Czech Republic (Canon 5DMII)
-Conversations with a Traditional Kriya Yoga Guru|Sri Shailendra Sharma| - Mid Length Documentary in India - (Red Weapon Dragon& DJI Inspire1 Raw) (Director&Cinematographer)
-Music Video for Uddishya Kannada Feature Film (Red Epic and Red MX)
-Corporate AD for Phoenix OBW Luxury Apartments - Bangalore -  (Red Epic)
-Uddishya - Kannada Feature Film - (Red Epic and Red MX)
-The Curtain - Short Film in Gujarat - (Black Magic Ursa Mini)
-A Song of Silence - Award Winning Short Film in Bhutan - (Canon C100 with Ninja Atmos)
-Corporate Film/Docu on Mobile Money- DDC International in Dhaka, Bangladesh
-Corporate Ads, Commercials and Documentaries
-Blending in with the Bahrainis (Reality TV Show), Bahrain - Jeo Productions
-Mediamax Production Company, Bhutan (Music Videos/Corporate Films/Documentaries)
-Celebration, short Japanese Samurai Film, Kyoto-Japan,  Toei and Shochiku Studios

Cameras worked and assisted on
-Arri Alexa, Red Weapon Dragon, Red Epic, Red MX, Sony FS7, Black Magic Ursa Mini, Sony A7S2, Canon C100 with Ninja Atmos, Panaflex High Speed Camera(800fps), Panavision Motion Control, Arri 435 Film, Panavision XL2, Canon 5DMIII,MII,7D, Sony PMW300, GoPro

Gaffer
-Sikkimese-Nepali Feature film

Camera Assistant 
-Citizen Japan Commercial starring Takeshi Kaneshiro - Stillking Films, Prague Czech Republic 
-SkoFin Commercial - Zoom Films, Prague, Czech Republic 
-Short Film, FAMU, Prague, Czech Republic

Camera Trainee 
-Kathmandu, A Mirror in the Sky, Spanish Feature film by Iciar Bollain, shot by Mexican DP Antonio Riestra in Nepal, Media Films and Silence Entertainment. 

Film Festival Screenings 
Rebello - Short Film
-HollyShorts Film Festival, Hollywood, CA 
-International Student Film Festival of Pisek, Czech Republic.
-Asiana International Short Film Festival, South Korea 
-Sao Paulo International Short Film Festival, São Paulo, Brazil 
-4th Market Place, Bandung, Indonesia 
-Around the World in 80 SHORTS - presented by a partner of São Paulo International Short Film Festival, the SESC - SP in its unit of São José dos Campos, in São Paulo, Brazil 
-Suchitra Film Society Bangalore

A Song of Silence - Bhutanese Short Film by Kelzang Dorjee
-Open Doors Locarno International Film Festival - Switzerland 2018
-Ekadeshma International Short Film Festival - Nepal 
-Beskup Tshechu Film Festival - Bhutan 

Yak Blood Drinking Festival - Short Documentary
-Screened in 6th Arica Nativa Film Festival, Chile, South America

Filmmaking Labs
-Cinetrain - War & Peace, Russia - (to Attend)
-Exploring the Other - Istanbul, Turkey - Valand Academy, University of Gothenburg & Suchitra CFD  2013
-Kyoto Filmmakers Lab 2011- Kyoto, Japan 

Awards
-Vladana Terčová’ Award for Rebello by the International Student Film Festival, Pisek, Czech Republic 
-Best Thesis Film for Rebello by International Academy of Film and Television, Cebu, Philippines

Photography Exhibitions
-Solo Exhibition - Paris, Mon Amour at Alliance Francaise de Bangalore
-Light Paintings and Expressions, Photography Exhibition at Time and Space art gallery, Bangalore

Past Clients
-Responsability Switzerland, 90 Seconds, DDC International, Goodfellas.Studio, Bsnl, Swiggy, Elle India, Capco, Wise Guy Entertainment, Swastik The Band, Bigfoot Studios/Entertainment, FashionOne, Avniraksha

For more information on Chetan's work and CV, ask for unpublished films, to get in touch regarding projects or stock footage, feel free to get in touch

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