SHRI. SUNNY JOSEPH ISC
Senior Academic Coordinator
Renowned Cinematographer Shri. Sunny Joseph ISC is the Senior Academic Coordinator overseeing all the academic activities of the institute and also teaches Cinema. Graduated in 1983 from FTII, Sunny has photographed more than 60 Feature Films including Television Serials and about 50 documentaries and short films.
Working in eleven Indian languages he worked with eminent film makers such as Aravindan, Adoor Gopalakrishnan, Shaji N Karun, P N Menon, MT Vasudevan Nair, TV Chandran, Harikumar, Buddhadeb Dasgupta, Aribam Shyam Sharma, Venu, Malay Bhattacharya, Pamela Rooks, Njana Rajashekaran, KNT Shastri, Nagathahalli Chandrashekar, T K Rajivkumar, GS Vijayan, Suresh Unnithan, Ranjit Kapoor, Seema Kapoor, Rajendra Talak Leena Manimekalai, Sohini Dasgupta and many others.
Sunny’s major films include PIRAVI, VASTHUHARA, NIZHALKUTHU, JANALA, TRAIN TO PAKISTAN, SANABI, RAMANUJAN, MANGAMMA, MONEY ORDER, AMERICA AMERICA, KSHANAKKATHU, ORU CHERU PUNICHIRI, DAYA, TILADAANAM, AMI IYASIN AUR AMAR MADHUBAALA, HAAT, MOGHA MULL, CHINTHUJI, GODESSES, CHOTI MOTTI BATEIN & OH MARIA.
Sunny also directed many short films and television serials. He has been awarded state and national awards for both cinematography and direction. Teaching is his passion and currently he is the Chairman of Indian Society of Cinematographers. He was also twice President and General Secretary of the Cinematographer’s Union of Malayalam Cinema.