Jun 09 2024

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SICA Hosts First-Ever HBO Camera Assessment Series in India The Southern Indian Cinematographers’ Association (SICA), in collaboration with Qube and SMPTE India, proudly hosted the first-ever HBO Camera Assessment Series (CAS) event in India. This prestigious event, popular in Hollywood for the past decade, took place at PVR Cinemas, VR […]

Jun 06 2024

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Cinematographer Arthur A Wilson who is known for innovative visuals he had been creating for years, with different genres and approach. His recent film Garudan which is receiving positive response from audiences and critic alike. Arthur Wilson cinematography is much appreciated. Veteran Cinematographer Arthur Wilson shares his visual approach to […]

Jun 03 2024

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5 Management Lessons from Mouna Raagam Movies are not always made to exploit people with glamour, adultery, fights etc. Tamil Movie “Mouna Ragam” is one such example for the brilliance of craft by the Film Maker Mani Ratnam and brilliant visuals by Pc Sreeram showered appreciative attitude of the audience. […]

Jan 23 2024

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The countdown to the #Oscars2024 has officially started. All of the nominations for the 96th annual Academy Awards were announced Tuesday morning.” Welcome to the dazzling world of the Oscars, where golden statuettes transform dreams into reality. Did you know that the iconic Oscar statuette stands 13.5 inches tall and […]

Jan 08 2024

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Golden Globes is one of the most prestigious film awards and also considered a trial run in predicting Oscars before hand. Hollywood’s most celebrated film maker Christopher Nolan wins best director for the first time at Golden Globes marks interesting note for 2024! Here the list of winners Best Film […]

Aug 24 2023

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The National Film Awards is the most prominent film award ceremony in India. Established in 1954, it has been administered, along with the International Film Festival of India and the Indian Panorama, by the Indian government’s Directorate of Film Festivals since 1973. A day after India’s Chandraiyan 3 landed successfully […]

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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.

Santosh Sivan

Iruvar, 1997

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

Santosh Sivan

Iruvar, 1997

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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