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Mani Shankar Iyer is a screenwriter and Director from Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India. He completed his Bachelors degree in Commerce from New LJ College of Commerce, Ahmedabad and later did his post-graduate Diploma in Film Technology from MGR Government Film and Television Institute, Chennai. He holds a Gold medal in Direction and Screenplay writing. During his academic career, Mani made various short films like The Chess Champion (English), I am a Gay (Hindi), Maayathirai (Tamil), Azhagana En Charupriya (Tamil), Maargam (Tamil) etc. which were all critically acclaimed and selected at various film festivals. His most critically acclaimed film “Magizhvan” (Tamil) was selected at various international film festivals including Seattle South Asian Film Festival and Kashish Mumbai International Queer Film Festival, bagging several awards. He also takes lectures in film making and screenwriting at various film institutes in India. “Sattham” is his first feature film.
Best Sound Design - Outstanding Achievement Award
SATTHAM
Tagore International Film Festival 2020
Bolupur, West Bengal
2020
Best Debutante Director for Feature Film
SATTHAM
Jaipur International Film Festival 2020
Jaipur
2020
Best Film For Sridevi Indian Panorama Award 2020
SATTHAM
Jaipur International Film Festival 2020
Jaipur
2020
Official Selection
SATTHAM
2019 Great Lakes International Film Festival
Erie
2019
Official Selection
SATTHAM
Lift-Off First-Time Filmmaker Sessions 2019
Iver
2019
Best Debut Director
SATTHAM
Panjim International Film Festival
Panjim, Goa
Best Debut Filmmaker
SATTHAM
Green Chilli International Film Festival
Kolkatta
Best Feature Film
SATTHAM
Monthly Online International Film Festival
Coimbatore
Best Sound Design-Outstanding Achievement Award
SATTHAM
Sand Dance International Film Festival
Jaisalmer, Rajasthan
Best Actor
SATTHAM
Panjim International Film Festival
Panjim, Goa
Director - Outstanding Achievement Award
SATTHAM
Green Chilli International Film Festival
Kolkatta
Official Selection
SATTHAM
The King Review Festival 2020
Trivandrum, Kerala
Official Selection
SATTHAM
International Film Festival di Rivoli
Torino
Best Debut Filmmaker
SATTHAM
La Dolce Vita Cine Roma
Rome
Official Selection
SATTHAM
Rock and Metal International Film Festival
Los Angeles
Best Debutant Director - Outstanding Achievement Award
SATTHAM
Rosebud International Film Festival 2020
Kolkata
Official Selection
SATTHAM
Straight- Jacket Guerrilla Film Festival 2020
Best Debutante Director- Outstanding Achievement Award
SATTHAM
Tagore International Film Festival 2020
Bolupur, West Bengal
Best Actor
SATTHAM
La Dolce Vita Cine Roma
Rome
Best Debut Filmmaker Outstanding Achievement Award
SATTHAM
Twilight Tokyo Film Festival
Tokyo
Best Sound Design-Outstanding Achievement Award
SATTHAM
Twilight Tokyo Film Festival
Tokyo
Official Selection
SATTHAM
Filmeraa Film and Music Video Festival
New Delhi
College
New LJ College of Commerce, Ahmedabad
Bachelors degree in Commerce
College
MGR Government Film and Television Institute, Chennai
post-graduate Diploma in Film Technology
Birth Date
January 10, 1989
Nickname
Mani
Current City
Chennai
Gender
Male
We live to make movies and we sincerely are in love with this
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Company
Rhythm Talkies