PROFILE


CURRICULUM VITAE – Sopan Muller

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SOPAN MULLER’s experience in filmmaking of more than 20 years, has been extensive, having handled practically every format of filmmaking and every genre – from Advertising & Corporate Films to Documentaries & Feature Films to Television.

  • Sopan co-produced Dev Benegal’s spectacular film- ROAD, MOVIE. The film was produced by Oscar nominee Ross Katz and Susan B. Landau.
    The film premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival and then travelled to various international film festivals – Berlinale, Tokyo and Tribeca.
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  • Last year he directed and produced two Documentaries. EXPANDING IMAGINATIONS, a film on the cultural differences and the ‘global’ cultural templates that are imposed on native cultures.
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  • He also directed a documentary film for PSBT, titled – ZEST UNBOUND. The film focuses on how accessibility transforms the lives of people with disabilities. The film went on to win an award at the WE CARE Film Festival.
    The founding partners of We Care are: NATIONAL TRUST – MINISTRY OF SOCIAL JUSTICE & EMPOWERMENT and UN INFORMATION CENTRE FOR INDIA & BHUTAN along with the organisation BROTHERHOOD.
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  • Currently, he directs & produces Promotional and Corporate Films for various corporate houses. He has made films for  Mahindra Insurance Brokers, Global Energy, CMIE, Kodak and Sanofi-Aventis, to name a few.
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  • He’s directed short 1 hour thrillers  – one off’s -  for Television, for the critically acclaimed series ‘Kagaar’.
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  • He has directed & produced  episodes for a travelogue - THE TALES OF THE BACKPACKER, for Doordarshan, featuring the American musician, D Wood.
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  • He scripted a full-length feature, FREE FALL, which was selected to be part of the “Co-Production Market at Film Bazaar, IFFI- 2011 Goa“.
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  • He is currently screenwriting for 2 other projects – SYNAPSE and LOVE IN THE SHADOWS.
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  • Sopan has earlier worked in other feature films in the capacity of the 1st Asst. Director - Dev Benegal’s ENGLISH, AUGUST and SPLIT WIDE OPEN and Sunhil Sippy’s SNIP.
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  • Sopan plans to direct his 1st feature film, FREE FALL, soon.
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