Shri. Shankar Mohan
Director - KRNNIVSA
A post graduate in ‘Screenplay writing & Film Direction’ from FTII, Pune, he
worked for over a decade in the Malayalam film industry as writer, actor, director and distributor. Subsequently, he went on to join the Directorate of Film Festivals, Delhi and rose to the position of its Director. He also came to head Goa International Film Festival, and the Satyajit Ray Film & TV Institute, Kolkata, as Director. In addition he has headed Mumbai International Film Festival. He has served on the Governing Council of FTII, Pune, and has been advisor to several film Institutions. In November 2010, he was identified by the Polish Government for the conferment of one of its highest civilian awards called ‘The Order of Merit’ for promoting understanding between the people of the two cultures. He has travelled widely within the country and abroad. Being an expert film academician and experienced administrator, he combines in himself the unique advantage of a thorough-bred film professional, eminently equipped to give leadership to any institution dealing with cinema that requires overall vision, management and supervision.