Jun 10 2021

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Covid 19 pandemic second wave situation has halted the shooting activities and Tamilnadu Government has imposed restrictions to control the pandemic crisis. SICA has always cared for its members welfare. SICA has immediately started distributing relief material package from this morning 10-6-21 at Gemini Lab premises. The package consists of […]

Jun 06 2021

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World’s most prestigious and oldest film festival Cannes which always celebrates experimental films both as a form and content. Pandemic situation made many film events to drop or postponed, Oscar film awards ceremony which was to happen during feb was done on April. Cannes this year calendar shifts to June […]

May 30 2021

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Lockdown though hit the entertainment industry it has also provided a gateway for future,  Movie theatres have been a great source of entertainment for a long time. And, now with changing times and increase in OTT platforms and streaming apps in India  providing great content to the viewers, there is […]

Mar 19 2021

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On assignment for National Geographic underwater DoP Luis Lamar descends thousands of feet in the submarine Nadir to the largely unseen Northeast Canyons and Seamounts located off the coast of Massachusetts. The NE Canyons are the first and only Marine National Monument in the Atlantic Ocean. What’s special about Northeast […]

Feb 04 2021

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SICA General body meeting was held at Prasad lab theater on 10 th January. Many members attended this meeting as it was refreshing to see most of the members together after pandemic. President P. C. Sreeram, Vice president Karthik Raja, treasurer Balamurugan where there to proceed the meeting in a […]

Dec 12 2020

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ஸீக்காவின் மிக மூத்த உறுப்பினரும் பழம்பெரும் ஒளிப்பதிவாளருமான திரு. விஸ்வநாத் ராய் அவர்கள் நேற்று (11-12-2020) தன் தொண்ணூறாவது வயதில் காலமானார். விஸ்வநாத் ராய் 1970களில் தமிழ் சினிமாவின் மிக முக்கியமான ஒளிப்பதிவாளர் விஸ்வநாத் ராய். ஏ.சி.திருலோகசந்தர் இயக்கிய முக்கியமான படைப்புகளில் ஒளிப்பதிவாளராகப் பணியாற்றியுள்ளார். 1976ம் ஆண்டு ஏ.சி.திருலோகசந்தரின் பத்ரகாளி திரைப்படம் மர்ம சம்பவங்கள் நிறைந்த குடும்பச்சித்திரமாக உருவாக்கப்பட்டது. இத்திரைப்படத்திற்கு இவர் அமைத்த லைட் & ஷாடோ லைட்டிங் முறை […]

Jun 29 2018

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Jun 25 2018

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Jun 12 2018

Views: 467
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The Southern India Cinematographers Association, SICA, was started on 27th November 1972. Mr. A. Vincent was the Founder-President, Mr.P.N.Sundaram the General Secretary and Mr. S. Maruthi Rao the Treasurer. The main objective was to engage with the management of studios and producers to secure better emoluments, job security and fair remuneration and benefits. SICA is a TRADE UNION of all South Indian Cinematographers and is affiliated to the Film Employees Federation of South India (FEFSI).

Today SICA aims to further the artistic interest of the cinematographers, educate and keep abreast with the latest technical achievements in the field, protect the commercial interests and look after the welfare of its members. Technical Qualification, Knowledge and Experience is the primary criteria for membership. The Membership today is Classified under ACTIVE Cameraman, ASSOCIATE Cameraman and JUNIORS.



Marcus Bartley

SANTHI NILAYAM, 1969

P.C.Sreeram

NAYAGAN, 1987

B.Kannan

Kangalal Kaidhu Sei , 2004

Chota K Naidu

Damarukam, 2012

Balu Mahendra

MOONDRAM BIRAI, 1982

Madhu Ambat

Amaram, 1990

Santosh Sivan

Iruvar, 1997

S. Ramachandra

Mane, 1989-90

Marcus Bartley

SANTHI NILAYAM, 1969

Balu Mahendra

MOONDRAM BIRAI, 1982

P.C.Sreeram

NAYAGAN, 1987

Madhu Ambat

Amaram, 1990

B.Kannan

Kangalal Kaidhu Sei , 2004

Santosh Sivan

Iruvar, 1997

Chota K Naidu

Damarukam, 2012

S. Ramachandra

Mane, 1989-90


Since time immemorial, labour has always been sought to be exploited by employers the world over, who invariably held the upper hand in employment. Trade activism has been in existence since ancient times, but has been organized only in the past few centuries since the Industrial Revolution.

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Veteran Cinematographer NK Viswanathan was popular for his works as Cinematographer for films like ‘Kalyanaraaman’. He holds the record of doing more than100 feature films which is a remarkable benchmark in the history of film industry in any part of the globe.

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