Methil Komalankutty
• General Secretary, Insight, the creative group, Palakkad, Kerala, India.
• General Secretary, Hraswachithra, a Society of Short-Film Makers, Palakkad, Kerala, India. .
• Member, Image Photographic Association, Palakkad, Kerala, India
Books:
• Adiyalar (The downtrodden)
• Kaniyan (The Astrologer)
(Both were plays for the Folk Theatre Revival Group Nattarnagu)
• Narrative Script of Aala, the Short film.
Personal Profile:
Nationality : Indian,
Age : 54 years,
Wife : Krishna
Daughter : Anagha,
Present Address :
Estimation Manager,
Post Box No. 965, Sultan Bin Rashed ( Sultaco)
Industrial Kitchen & Laundry Equipment Division, Abu Dhabi.
Office Telephone; 02- 6334425 Extn. 517,
E-mail: methilkomalan@yahoo.com
Contact Mobile Phone: +971 50-5631633
Permanent Address :
Chithrakoodam, Thottupalam,
Kinassery Post, Palakkad, Keralam, India- 678701
Telephone: +91 491 2520831
Filmography - Methil Komalankutty
Director for short films Samvedanam (Communication), Water, The Hounded, Wrong Number, Enlightened, The Solution, Sixteen.. Seventeen, Hope, The Discarded, Kaval (The Sentinel), Shikshanam (Discipline), A stitch in time, Stairs and Black & White, Ullathukondu( Handsome, but…), Sanchalanam ( Keep walking..), Close down, Oppam ( Alongside) and Ullatakkam (Content), The mug, Count-down, Sisyphus, Akaam puram appuram, Identification and Politics.
Associate Director for Phalam (The fruit) and Uthanam ( Rising) and Grama veethikal (Village
paths)
Script writer for Tele films Aala( Blacksmithy), Aadhyaksharangal ( First Alphabets), Avar (stories for MT Vasudevan Nair), Discarded ( Story by Sreekrishnapuaram Krishnankutty)

Script writer for Tele Serial Ammini Teacher (Story by Mundoor Krishnankutty)

Script writer for short films The key, The Boomerang, Samvedanam, Akam puram appuram, Identification and politics
Achievement on “Rashtreeyan (Politics)”
• Selected and screened in in 1st Chandannagar International Short Film Festival 2018
And got Best Short in Shorts award
• Selected and screened in Lake View International Film Festival 2018
Moga, Punjab
• CKF International Film Festival (CKFIFF), UK- OFFICIAL SELECTIONS, MAY 2018:
• Selected and screened in KALA SAMRUDDHI INTERNATIONAL SHORT FILM FESTIVAL and got Bronze winner award for Best Director.
• Selected and screened 4th Pori Film Festival Pori. Finland – Nov-Dec 2018.
• Selected and screened in International Short Film Festival Pune, India 2018
• Selected and screened in Nottam 2018 International film festival Kuwait.
• Selected for Chhatrapati Shivaji International Film Festival, Pune 2018 and got Best concept Award.
Achievement on “Thadathmyam ( Identification)”
• Selected and screened in Lake View International Film Festival 2018
Moga, Punjab
• Selected for "Cinemaway", Ukrane , October 2018.
• CKF International Film Festival (CKFIFF), UK- OFFICIAL SELECTIONS, MAY 2018:
• Selected and screened International festival of Local Televisions Košice, Slovakia, June 06-09 , 2018
Achievement on “Sisyhus”
• Selected in 12 Months Film Festival International Competition, Romania ( February 2018)
Achievement on “Akam, Puram , Appuram”
• Selected and screened in Kannur Film Fest 2018, Kannur, Kerala. India( 25th Feb-28th Feb)

Achievement on “Count-down”
• Selected for 4th MUESTRA INTERNACIONAL DE CINE INDEPENDIENTE OTROS CINES September 2018
• Selected for 6th FIFES festival Croatia , 13th May 2018.
• Selected and screened in SHORT to the Point, Bucharest
• Won the outstanding achievement award (one minute film) Calcutta International Cult Film Festival, June2017.
• Selected and screened in The Ridgewood Guild International Film Festival, Ridgewood, USA
• Selected and screened in Bad Film Fest, New York City, NY.USA.
• Selected and screened in 3rd Pori Film festival 2017, Finland.
• Selected and screened in 3rd PiGrecoZen International Festival 2017, Ancona, Italy
• Selected and screened in 5th Nottam Short Film Festival Kuwait ( 29, Dec 17) and got special jury mention.
• Selected and screened in Tulipoff International Film Festival, Shahrekord, Chaharmahal and Bakhtiari, Iran.
• Selected and screened in Move Me Productions Belgium - Film Festival
• Selected and screened International Peace & Film Festival 2018, Orlando, USA. Got nomination for Unspoken: Awarded to best film conveying a message without dialogue
• Selected and screened in Screen Short Film Fest , Kalyani, Kolkatta, India ( 14 Jan 2018)
• Selected and screened in Miami Independent Film festival Monthly edition January 2018, Miami USA.
• Selected and screened in 2017-18 cycle of 60 Second Internationa
  • Director (21 Credits)
    The Chain2022
    Short
    Vibrance2021
    Short
    Game2020
    Short
    Migration2020
    Short
    Mutual Funds2020
    Short
    Quarantine2020
    Short
    Time2020
    Short
    Rectitude2019
    Short
    Roots2019
    Short
    Identification2018
    Short
    Politics2018
    Short
    Sisyphus2018
    Short
    Content2017
    Short
    Count-down2017
    Short
    the mug2017
    Short
    Alongside2016
    Short
    Close down2016
    Experimental, Short
    Keep walking.....2015
    Short
    Ullathukondu ( Handsome, but....)2015
    Short
    Black & White2014
    Short
    STAIRS2014
  • Producer (13 Credits)
    Arrest2021
    Short, Student
    Destiny2020
    Short
    Ardrashadananam2018
    Documentary
    Disruption2018
    Short
    Content2017
    Short
    the mug2017
    Short
    Alongside2016
    Short
    Close down2016
    Experimental, Short
    Keep walking.....2015
    Short
    Sadgamaya2015
    Short
    Ullathukondu ( Handsome, but....)2015
    Short
    Black & White2014
    Short
    STAIRS2014
  • Writer (6 Credits)
    Identification2018
    Short
    Politics2018
    Short
    Sisyphus2018
    Short
    Content2017
    Short
    the mug2017
    Short
    Close down2016
    Experimental, Short
  • Acting (4 Credits)
    Count-down2017
    Short
    Close down2016
    Experimental, Short
    Keep walking.....2015
    Short
    STAIRS2014
Semi Finalist
Mutual Funds
Stockholm City Film Festival
Stockholm
2021
Award winner- Best Director Micro short film
Mutual Funds
URUVATTI INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL
Tamil Nadu
2021
Semi Finalist
Mutual Funds
AltFF Alternative Film Festival
Toronto
2020
Semi Finalist
Mutual Funds
Couch Film Festival
Toronto
2020
SemiFinalist
Mutual Funds
Roxie Roz Burlesque
Atlanta
2020
Finalist
Mutual Funds
Rameshwaram International Film Festival, Tamil Nadu, India - Finalist
Tamilnadu
2020
Certificate of excellence to the short film for Best Theme Award
Mutual Funds
Indo Global International Film Festival
Mumbai
2020
Outstanding Achievement Award
Mutual Funds
Tagore International Film Festival, Birbhum, West Bengal
Kolkata
2020
Critic Choice Award- Best International short film
Mutual Funds
Port Blair International Film Festival, Port Blair, Andaman Niconar Island
Port Blair
2020
FInalist
Mutual Funds
Košice International Monthly Film Festival, Slovakia
Košice
2020
Outstanding Achievement Award winner
Migration
Tagore International Film Festival
Kolkatta
2020
Got "BEST CONCEPT" Award
Politics
• Selected for Chhatrapati Shivaji International Film Festival, Pune 2018.
Pune
2018
Non competitive section
Politics
Selected and screened 4th Pori Film Festival Pori.
Pori
2018
Semi finalist
Disruption
AltFF Alternative Film Festival Toronto, Ontario under super short category
Toronto
2018
Special Mention - Jurry
Count-down
5th Nottam Short Film Festival Kuwait
Kuwait
2017
• Award Winner-CICFF - Calcutta International Cult Film Festival- Films of the Month –June 2017 Category: One minute Films- Outstanding Achievement Award.
Count-down
CICFF - Calcutta International Cult Film Festival
Kolkkatha
2017
• Selected Arlington International Film Festival October 26-29, 2017.
Content
The Arlington International Film Festival
Arlington, MA 02474
2017
• Selected "Battle of short", Non-Competitive sample of MAIPU SHORT 2017, FESTIVAL OF MOOD CINEMA. 10th Edition of "Argentina Humor Film Festival "
Content
MAIPU SHORT 2017, FESTIVAL OF MOOD CINEMA
MAIPU
2017
Won the Best Second Film Award
Alongside
4th Chintha Ravi Short film Festival, KSC
Abu Dhabi
2016
Closing film
Alongside

Palkaad
2016
Opening film
Sadgamaya
6th International HALF Festival
Palakkad, Kerala
2015
Not for competition section
Ullathukondu ( Handsome, but....)
5th International half Festival
Palakkad, Kerala, India
2015
Special jury
STAIRS
4th KSC short film Festival 2014
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
2014
Outstanding Achievement Award- Short film
Migration
Rosebud International Film Festival
Kolkatta
Best Short in Shorts award
Politics
1st Chandannagar International Short Film Festival 2018
Chandan Nagar
Bronze Ward - Best Director
Politics
Selected and screened in KALA SAMRUDDHI INTERNATIONAL SHORT FILM FESTIVAL . Got Bronze award for Best Director
Mumbai
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