Anantha Gopalan

Director | Producer | Cinematographer

Skilled cinematographer with 12+ years of experience in television and motion picture production. Hard-working creative thinker who is an expert in the technical aspects of film photography. Skilled at recognizing and framing valuable shots. Proficient in the operation and placement of photographic equipment. Excellent interpersonal skills allow effective interaction with a variety of people, from directors to crew members to post-production teams. Expertise in devising workable budgets and obtaining necessary equipment. Detail-oriented yet artistic. Adept at blending creative vision with extensive technical knowledge and practicality. Specialist in Lighting on Real Location As Well As On Set. (Outdoor And Indoor).Special Effect Lighting For Chroma Key.Producer of the Film “Lost With The Wind”.CCU And Video Measuring Instruments In PCR-Wave From Monitor, Scope.

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My Latest Work

  • Worked as cinematographer in a Documentary Film ODIYAN.

    This Non-Feature Film was selected in 50th Edition of Indian Panorama 2019 (IFFI).

  • Documentary Based on Real Story(Starring – Mohanlal)  (Iravilum Pakalilum Odiyan )

  • This Non-Feature Film was selected in 50th Edition of Indian Panorama 2019 (IFFI).

  • Producer of the Film “Lost With The Wind”.


Specialist in Lighting on Real Location As Well As On Set(Outdoor And Indoor)

Special Effect Lighting For Chroma Key

CCU And Video Measuring Instruments In PCR-Wave From Monitor, Scope

Adjust controls | positions of cameras and related equipment

Compose and frame all shots (of light, camera settings, filters, and film)

Operate motion picture cameras to record scenes - Direction


Well Versed With The Following Professional Cameras:  Sony D -55, Sony D -50, Red Epic (Film Digital Camera), Arri Alexa, Red Dragon, Red Helium Black Magic, Sony FS 7, Sony FS 700, Sony FS 5, Sony Z5, Panasonic 502 P2 Hd, Canon Hdv 1080i, Sony Ikegami Hd, Canon 7d, Canon 5 D, Go Pro, Sony Pmw 500

Projects I Have Worked

Flowers TV In House Programmes

  •  Comedy Super Nights - Comedy Oriented Show

  •  Smart Show - R Sreekantan Nair Show

  •  Indian Music League - Music Reality Show

  •  Shesham Crime Fiction

  •  Promos And Album Song (manjupookkalil Sang by Suresh Gopi - 1st music album in Flowers TV)

  •  Many Film Related Programmes

  •  Star Challenge (Film Stars Game Show)

  •  Festival Coockery Shows &Other programmes

Surya TV In House Programmes

  • News Coverage And Current Affairs. 

  • Covered The Mega Event Surya Thejasode Amma - 2011

  • Several Daily Shows & News

  • Super Jodi - Dance Reality Show - 2010

  • Sangeetha Maha Yudham - Music Reality Show 

  • Big break in Surya tv - Talent hunt reality show -2011

  • Events - The Pearl Awards Qatar - 2013

Brief Work History 2006-2019

  • Presently working as cinematographer in a Documentary Film Odiyan ,Documentary Based on Real Story(Starring - Mohanlal)  (Iravilum Pakalilum Odiyan ) This Non Feature Film Selected in 50th Edition of Indian Panorama 2019 (IFFI)

  • Worked  as Cameraman for Flowers Channel(Insight Media City)Kochi. 2015 February - 2017 March.

  • Worked in Qatar Matrix Media as a Cameraman to cover their events.

  • Worked As A Cameraman For ‘SunTv Network' {2007 - 2013} Which Includes Surya T V, Kochu T V, And Kiran T V.

  • Cameraman - City Channel (January 2005 To July 2007)   In Trivandrum.

Freelance Work Till 2019

  • Mims Hospital Health Talk Directed By Roshan

  • Worked For An Upcoming Channel In Qatar For Their Daily Shows & Special Shows

  • Indian voice in Mazhavil Manorama (Music reality show season 1)

  • Kadha ithuvare in Mazhavil Manorama (Celebrity chat show )

  • Sreekandan Nair Show {Surya Tv} 2013 - 2014 , Navodhaya & Chirthanjali Trivandrum,   Lighting associated with wills Philip 

  • Music Mojo - Kappa Tv

  • Muttathu Varkey- Feature Film - Directed By {Roy P Thomas}

  • Ambulance - Short Film - Directed By Francis  

  • Harmony - Asianet News - {Production - Krishnakumar}

  • Music Related Show {Christian Devotional Channel}

  • Docu -Fiction programme in sakhi tv (Doctarude Diarykurippukal)

Working Process

Discuss the project

Initial Discussion and Story Concepts.

Develop & Elaborate

Elaborate the whole process into workable parts and thus creating a virtual concept picture and discussion.

Final Approvement

Discuss with all the stakeholders to form a final workable format and concept with the speculated limits, Finalize the schedules.


Finished projects


Working hours


Awards won


Special Appreciation


Anjali Nair

"Mr. Anantha Gopalan is a highly skilled person with exceptional creativity and huge passion for his work. I wish him all success. "

Novin Vasudev

"Gopalan always thinks of motion pictures, stills, and location. He is all day in and day out a passionate film maker. "

Anitha Shaiq

Gopalan's directorial finesse shines brightly, as he navigates the complexities of human emotions with sensitivity and depth. Each frame is a carefully crafted painting that captures the essence of the moment, evoking a myriad of emotions from the audience.

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