Jan 27 2023

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Digital film making all though took over the film making Industry completely, there are some important film makers around the world continue to shoot in Kodak Motion picture film stock. Past few  years looking into  OSCARS nominations  …there are handful of  movies list shot on motion picture film stock. This […]

Jan 22 2023

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SICA on 22nd Jan 2023 arranged  a film screening of recent of  Telugu feature film  WALTAIR VEERAYA to its members at Prasad lab theatre 10am. The screening had a packed house with many members turned up to witness the film. SICA General Secretary Ilavarasu welcomed the gathering and Cinematographer Arthur.A.Wilson, […]

Jan 14 2023

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This is year 80th Golden Globe awards for Motion picture and Television  is very important because this year the glory of the event was very high after Pandemic and interesting factor RRR winning for Best Original song being first Indian film to receive the honor. Golden Globe statuette facts The […]

Nov 27 2022

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Venkatarama Pandit Krishnamurthy (26 November 1923 – 7 April 2014) known professionally as V. K. Murthy, was an Indian cinematographer. Murthy, a one-time violinist and jailed freedom fighter, was Guru Dutt’s regular cameraman on his movies.   V.K.Murthy was recipient of  Dadasaheb Phalke Award in2008 which is the highest honor […]

May 11 2022

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These days we can’t find any film or wedding video without drone shots, which was rarity years back. Drones of using different payloads, Drone with cameras have seen a lot of development with resolution and added features. Dji mini pro 3 is latest addition with remarkably weighing just below 250 […]

Mar 28 2022

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Oscar awards announced live at Dolby theatre Hollywood. Dune and Coda dominated this year Oscar by winning many awards. It was strange that Dune was not nominated for Best Director. Internationally acclaimed film maker Jane Campion winning Best Director award for The Power of the Dog are value addition for […]

May 01 2022

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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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