Niyantha Shekar

Filmmaker & Writer

The Mind Behind
Role: Director & Writer A Red Bull doc series that explores the minds of India's finest artists and athletes. Webby winner. Finalist at Tribeca and Digiday.
This Is My Hood
Role: Director & Writer Award winning doc series for Red Bull on the rise of hip-hop spaces and artists across India.
Jamtara - The Bandits of Scampur
Role: Director & Writer Short doc for Netflix and Vice on India's cyber crime capital.
Google Bolo
Role: Director & Writer By introducing her four young daughters to the Google Bolo app, Nutan is helping them read and pursue their dreams.
Raqs-e-Inquilab (Art in a Time of Conflict)
Role: Director, Producer & Editor Documentary on the role of art in conflict-ridden Kashmir. Featured by MUBI, The Atlantic Selects & Journeyman Pictures.
Role: Director, Producer & Editor Short documentary on the ice workers of Mumbai's largest fish market. Featured in National Geographic's Short Film Showcase.
Indie Mickey
Role: Director A fashion film/music video for Disney and BIBA's Indie Mickey collection.
Story Behind The Song
Role: Director & Writer Short doc for Red Bull on how Ritviz's viral hit Udd Gaye came to be.
Smart Waste Management
Role: Director & Producer How a Chennai start-up is making recycling more efficient by working with the informal waste ecosystem.
Smashbox: It's Lit
Role: Director & Writer Series of films for Smashbox's It's Lit campaign for the festive season.
Man City Global Trophy Tour
Role: Director & Producer A young Manchester City fan gets the surprise of his life.
Just For Kicks
Role: Director, Producer & Editor An NGO teaches life skills to and empowers children using football as a medium.
Hyperlocal Waste Collection
Role: Director, Producer & Editor A tech enabled plastic-waste collection service pilot administered by a local informal scrap-shop.
Role: Writer & Producer Kerala's backwaters rock to the rhythm of ‘snake boats’ propelled by 100 oarsmen who row as one.
The Human Touch
Role: Writer and Chief AD A documentary/corporate film on 50 years of TVS Sundram Fasteners.
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