About Earth & Air

Earth & Air films is an award winning production company telling great stories with passion , integrity and style. We are a collective of driven film makers dedicated to creating crisp and coherent visual communication. For over 15 years Earth & Air Films has created more than 700  innovative and high quality content across factual and drama in both series and feature formats for theatrical, television and online platforms.

We are based out of Kerala, Bengaluru and Dubai.

We have built a reputation for visual flair and gripping story telling in all our projects-whether it’s a feature film, a single documentary, TVCs, corporate films, ad films or website videos.

It’s our obsession with the quality of our projects that has helped us attract some of the best film makers and most exciting young talent to Earth & Air Films.

We have had the rare honour of making films with few of the top celebrities from the India namely Amitabh Bachchan, Aishwarya Rai, Sushmita Sen, Nagaarjuna, Prabhu, Priyanka Chopra, Mohanlal, Shivraj kumar, Sachin Tendulkar, Manju Warrier, Sonam,  Kapoor, Jaya Bachchan, etc.

A stand out achievement for us is that we have done a record number of films with the ultimate superstar Mr. Amitabh Bachchan.

Our Team

Shrikumar Menon

Director

Mr. V A Shrikumar is tipped to be the face of new-age Indian cinema . A man who has built his career in the world of advertising communications, Shrikumar is a lover of the large format, larger than life. He is a director, writer and philanthropist. His advertising films have helped build some of the biggest national and international brands in India.

V A Shrikumar has been the director and producer for all the films under Earth & Air. So he has the expertise in both sides of the process, which give this production house the cutting edge required to excel.

Sebastian Joseph

Executive Producer

Sebastian Joseph dearly called by colleagues and fraternity as Thankachan, is a veteran producer and executive producer in the Malayalam Film Industry. He has produced movies right from 1977 and the most recent of his contribution and effort was in the super-hit movie Pulimurugan, a Mohanlal Starrer. 

Thankachan still maintains a huge network, credibility, and respect with all major actors, artists, and technicians in Malayalam and Tamil movie industry.

Shivani

Head of Operations and Projects

She has a diverse career in Films and News Production and post-production.

Shivani started her career as a researcher for News stories and Documentaries for national news channels and soon got an opportunity to work as an assistant director and casting associate on a Bollywood feature film Paharganj.

For the last one year she has been associated with Earth & Air and has been heading the workflow design for many feature films in various languages like Malayalam, Tamil,Hindi and English etc too.

C.P. Surendran

Content Head

C.P. Surendran is a famous poet, novelist and Journalist from India.

He has been an editor for major Indian dailies like, The Times of India, DNA and write regular columns in English for various magazines and Newspapers. He published his first collection of poems titled Posthumous Poems in 2000 and went on to publish three more critically acclaimed collections: “Posthumous Poems”, “Canaries on the Moon” and “Portraits of the Space We Occupy”. His first novel An Iron Harvest, about the Naxalite uprising in Kerala, was published by Indiaink in 2006. He has been writing many award winning screenplays for short films and has now ventured into feature films as well.

Laser Shine

Creative Director

Lasar Shine is a prominent journalist, story writer and social activist. He has published a book titled ‘Koo’, which is a collection of his stories – Rasarathri, Manja Chuvannapacha, Kanathe poya Janaja, Koo, Nirthikottu, Andam and Khokho. The stories of Lasar, who was born in a village and lives in a city, seeks the beauty of accidental realities. He started Journalism with Malayalam Manorama Daily. Later switched to magazine journalism. Worked as the resident editor to the investigative news portal Narada News. Com for a long time and since almost a year has associated with Earth & Air Films where he fishes for the interesting story ideas and develops them into working scripts.

Gokul Prasad Rangorath

Group CEO

As the Chief Operating Officer and Resident Director Gokul Prasad lead the company with his wise and reformed contractual knowledge. He provides stewardship, advising on all matters falling within the scope of the Director’s engagement in the Public Domain. Gokul Prasad is successful in developing positive relationships with vendors and other personnel for optimal service levels and results for the firm.

With intelligent insights and methodologies, his performance delivers the best in developing talents. A leader with minimal supervision, Gokul Prasad Rangorath ensures all the compliances are taken care of on time.

Lakshmi Sreekumar

Head Of Research

To incorporate research into fiction and film stories is an art that helps transform an average piece of visual or literary piece into a masterpiece. Lakshi is one of our young granade who passionately does this hercules task of infusing life in scripts by her indepth research.

She has an exclusive love for Malayalam language, and thus secured Goldmedal in Malayalam Literature from Madras University in the year- 2019. She has proved herself as a poetess and a lyricist in the Malayalam film industry and has won laurels for the same.

Don K Augustine

Started his career as a Computer Engineer. To peruse his passion for film making he drifted to Media Production, where he worked as a Programme Director for Channel Programmes, Documentaries, Corporate Films and Training videos.

He produced programmes for leading Malayalam channels like Amrita TV and MediaOne. He honed his skills in direction by working in a Malayalam feature film “Thakkol” as an Assistant Director. He enjoys all aspects of filmmaking equally.

Riya Cherian

After completing a Master of Communication and Journalism she started her professional career as a script writer and associate director Mother Media Productions LLP. During that time she wrote scripts for Leading channels like MediaOne, Amrita TV and Rosebowl.

She also worked as associate director and script writer for documentaries, corporate films. She had worked as a freelance script writer for many prestigious channel programmes and high profile events.