LEENUS L K
Associate Faculty, School of Interactive Communication, KSID.
Area of Interest: Moving Image, New Media, AR/VR, Experience Design, System Design and Design Education
Leenus L K is a Communication Designer and Filmmaker with over three decade of experience in Communication Media, Films, Television, Electronic media and Digital Media Design.
Having done his Post graduate programme in English Literature followed by a Post Graduation in Cinema with specialization in Direction from Film & T V Institute of India, Pune he started his career in film industry. His films have been selected in international competitive festivals like Brisbane, Australia, Detmold, Germany and SOTTOVENTI at Festival Internazionale del Cinema d’Arte, Italy apart from Indian festivals like IFFK, ViBGYOr and Signs. He is also a regular advertisement film maker for state and national agencies.
In 1994 he joined Centre for Development of Imaging Technology(C-DIT), Trivandrum as a Programme Producer and worked in Electronic and Digital media. He is a regular in the panel of consultant for various organizations like Chetana Media Trichur, Media Village Changanacherry, Kerala State Film Development Corporation, Films Division (Govt. of India), Information & Public Relations Department (Kerala Sate) and many other governmental and non-governmental organizations. Currently he has taken up Communication and Media consultancy along with programme production and has been part of the Design team for several media campaigns, and advertisements for the state government.
He has also been part of various Juries for several film festivals on the national and state levels and was a member of the Jury for National Film awards 2015 (Govt. of India), MIFF, (Films Division) in 2014 and Kerala State Award & Film selection committees several times.
His active interest in the academics leads him to various educational institutions where he works as a curriculum designer, workshop director, resource faculty and trainer. He has been the Chairman of Expert Committee for Curriculum Design and Chairman of Board of Examiners at M G University, Kottayam and has been a member of board of examiners at Kerala University. He is also a member of Academic Council for KRN National Institute for Visual Science and Arts (KRNNIVSA), Kottayam, and Domain Expert – Media and Entertainment Sector, Kerala Academy for Skills Excellence (KASE), Trivandrum.
He regularly writes and publishes articles on Media and Design and has edited the book ‘50 Frames’.