Pradeepan Raveendran

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Pradeepan Raveendran
Born (1981-07-12) July 12, 1981 (age 39)
Jaffna, Sri lanka
Occupation Film director, producer & screenwriter

Pradeepan Raveendran[pronunciation?][1] was born in Jaffna, Sri Lanka in July 1981. He is a self-taught photographer and filmmaker.

Pradeepan's first directorial debut was in 2009 with the short film A Mango Tree in the Front Yard. This film was an official selection at the Berlin International Film Festival[2] in 2009 and subsequently nominated for a Golden Bear. His second short film Shadows of Silence was completed in 2010. This film premiered at the Cannes International Film Festival in 2010, as part of its ‘Director’s Fortnight’,.[3][4]

Both films screened at various film festivals throughout the world.[4][5] He founded the 'Exil Image'[6] in 2008, The above films are produced through this production. Pradeepan has been living in Paris, France since 2004.



  1. Pradeepan Raveendran(IMDB)
  2. A Mango Tree in the Front Yard(Berlin International Film Festival)
  3. Shadows of Silence(Directors' Fortnight)
  4. 4.0 4.1 Exil Image updates (UPDATES)
  5. Shadows of Silence-Unifrance (Unifrance)
  6. Exil Image official page (Exil Image)

External links

Pradeepan Raveendran at the Internet Movie Database