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About Me

 Ramesh Yanthra, M.F.A., 

Filmmaker


I am an independent filmmaker, creative practitioner and artist working across visual and motion pictures. I was born in 1971 at Salem district, Tamilnadu, INDIA. I have attended the Government College of Fine Arts and obtained an M.F.A (Master of Fine Arts) degree in 1999. I also worked as an art director for few films in the Tamil film industry and La Reunion Diwali cultural festival in 2005.

My concepts and projects stem from various assorted sources and cultures, which lead me to create time-based work and investigate a vast range of themes within the area of prehistory, ethnography study and cultural developments.

Education:
M.F.A (Painting) – 1999, Govt. College of Fine Arts, University of Madras, Chennai, INDIA
B.F.A (Painting) – 1993, Govt. College of Fine Arts, University of Madras, Chennai, INDIA
CUA ( Certified Usability Analyst) – Human Factors International – 2008

Filmography:

2018 – The Truth – Biopic film on Dr.R.Seetharaman, CEO, Doha Bank- Full Video link

2017 The Father of Indian Prehistory – Documentary Film- Trailer link

2016 – Danish Fort – Documentary Film (Tamil & English)- Trailer link

2015 – Gudiyam Caves – Documentary Film- Full Video link

Award and Accolade:

1995 – Fine Arts Research grant – Lalit Kala Akademi, New Delhi

1998 – Tamilnadu government state Art Akademi fund for an art exhibition

2005 – Art Director for La Reunion ( France) Diwali Festival

2015 Gudiyam Caves documentary screened at Cannes Film Festival, France

2017 – The Father of Indian Prehistory – Documentary launch sponsored by Chennai Museum, Government of Tamilnadu

2018 – Reach Foundation Heritage Award for the year

International Movie Database Page:
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/name/nm4556304/

Mobile: 9677276635 | rameshyanthra@gmail.com | www.rameshyanthra.com