There are a lot of Movie Lovers and then there are people who want to be on the other side of it. Being a part of the films or Making FILMS. Ever since I was a child, I've been watching a lot of films. Being good at Dance and Singing, and also earning a lot of prizes in School Drama competitions, I knew for a fact that the influence of movies on me is too high and I am capable of doing justice to films if I were to become an actor.
Accept it or not, Life is a race. After Graduating as an Engineer in Computer Science, I joined the race by getting a job in Amazon Development Center. You know how it goes in a Race, don't you? Keep working your ass off to grow up the ladder. Well, I got busy doing the same. But to satisfy my Love for films, I decided to act in short films. But who will direct me? Or who will write a story for me? I then started to write and direct my short films. While I was growing in my career, I was also getting good as a filmmaker. Amidst all the career or economical issues, I had in my life, making films and watching myself grow as a filmmaker was the only thing that kept me happy.
That's when I know what I wanted in life. When I thought about it, growing up the corporate ladder or getting married to settle down in life or anything else to that matter of fact, did not give me the happiness that I got by making films. One day I just stood up and said to myself - "That's enough". That was the day I decided that happiness is above anything else. And being a Filmmaker was the only thing that gave me that kind of happiness. So, I opened my laptop, wrote a resignation letter and walked out of there. The last day of my job was the first day I sensed my freedom. I felt there was something new that was waiting for me. Something challenging coming my way on a path that I Love.
Jumping into the Ocean, I learned how to survive in it but not how to swim against the tides. Now, I needed a professional knowledge of Making Films. That's when I thought when we have to learn something, why not from the best in the field. So I applied for admission in Digital Film Academy with an intention of learning and understanding why Hollywood is so great at making quality films.
What lies ahead is a surprise and a challenge... But I know I am ready. Whatever that is, it is only the beginning.