Oct 03 2020

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Image sensor which turns photons into electrons has various components to create image with Binary Numbers. Sensor from CCD to Cmos was a huge step that enabled Sensor Size to come closer and equal to the dimension of film. There are some changes happening with Back illumination type Sensor…now DGO […]

Sep 16 2020

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Astera new led light brings a more flexible and interesting feature that expands lighting creativity for film and events. Through this new lights cinematographers have great control over the light it can be as a practical lighting source also illuminate the characters and set as well. These LED lights  Battery […]

Aug 30 2020

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Karthik Raja is one of the important cinemtaographers of  Tamil Cinema who graduated from Adyar Film Institute and made a mark, his cinematography was most appreciated for blockbuster film ‘chinna Kaunder’ He has rich  30 year experience in film Industry  from 1980-2020  done 45 films. He shares his journey with […]

Sep 18 2020

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Panasonic Lumix has its own followers for its brand value. Mirrorless feature in micro four thirds, low light performance was their trademark. With S series Panasonic entered for full frame market. Lumix S1 and S1H is a professional camera for film makers. Now Panasonic Lumix has announced a more compact […]

Jul 17 2020

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Blackmagic Design company had announced a whooping 12 k resolution raw recording with Super 35 sensor of color array  that it features a unique (non-bayer) design with an equal number of RGB pixels…usually a bayern design will have red,blue and more green color array( 25,25 and 50). Internal ND filter,Interchangable […]

Jul 12 2020

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Canon opened big doors for Dslr cinematography with a full frame sensor and full HD video in 5D mark II, that changed total scenario in the world of film making that liberalised Indie film makers. But other updates of Canon Cinema cameras of C series was good addition but not […]

Jun 29 2018

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Jun 25 2018

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Jun 12 2018

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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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