Whether it was an unforgettable movie watched as a kid or a hands-on film assignment in school, each Dreammaker probably has a humble origin story on how they became a filmmaker. Read their stories below and see how they were able to turn their passion into a profession.
How it all began for Ayananka Bose
Ayananka would have been a doctor or an interior designer had it not been for a chance encounter with the renowned Director-DoP Rajiv Menon in 1996. Ayananka's debut big-screen project was JP Dutta’s Umrao Jaan at the age of 24, which was the springboard to hundreds of ad and feature films, including the likes of Tashan, Kites, Kick, Dostana, SOTY and his most recent work with Aparna Sen.
Over 500 commercial films
Expanded repertoire into Telegu filmmaking industry
A film made with Sony
Bottle 360: What goes around comes around. Follow a plastic bottle on its journey across various landscapes through the lens of the Cinema Line FX3, FX6 and FX9 cameras.
Behind the scenes
Watch veteran cinematographer, Ayananka Bose, in action as he shoots Bottle 360 in thrilling detail.
Sony FX3 Full-frame Cinema Line Camera
Full-frame performance with high sensitivity and wide dynamic range
What appears to have started as a mere camera test has resulted in a short film bearing an essential social message. Ayannaka Bose shares more about his inspiration and shooting process for Bottle 360, which was filmed on the FX3, FX6 and FX9.