Mr. Ani Thomas is an Academic Associate in the department of Creative Sciences – Media at Mahindra École Centrale College of Engineering. Mr. Ani did his Diploma in Film Direction from Film and Television Institute of India, Pune in 2006. Prior to joining MU, he worked as an Associate Professor (Department in Charge) Film Direction, L.V. Prasad Film & TV Academy, Thiruvananthapuram.
Executive Producer for the Feature Length Film 'Rang' produced by Film and Television Institute of India (2011)
Directed multiple TVC’s and Corporates for agencies like O&M, Bates, Ambience Publicis, Solutions - Digitas, Aegis Doosra etc for reputed brands like Perfetti, Yamaha Gladiator, ITC, IPOL... Film Trailers etc. (2006 - 2011)
Redemption (Supported by Collective Phase One) - Script Development stage
Urban Noir, story of a distressed & lonely man in a metro city, seeking to avenge the death of a total stranger... (Script development stage)
Script doctor/consultant, Kathe ithuvare, Malayalam Feature film, Director K Rajesh (2020 - 21)
Urban Moon (Producer - Anurag Kashyap Films Pvt. Ltd.)
Urban Noir, A thriller of three criss-crossing lives, stories of survival, loss and longing… (Official Selection for Film bazaar 2010 organised by NFDC
Official Selection For Producer's Lab, International Film Festival Of Rotterdam 2011)
Chor Chor Super Chor (Released 2013, Director- K Rajesh)
Comedy - In the crowded bylanes of old Delhi, Shukla ji runs a small photo studio as a front for small time crime. Over the years he has groomed a bunch of youngsters in the art of pickpocketing and petty crime. Then one day a girl comes into their midst and then everything collapses.
(Official Selection Chicago South Asian Film Festival 2013
Official Selection Indian Film Festival Of Stuttgart 2013
Official Selection Indian Film Festival of Melbourne 2014)
Mafia TV (Soft Focus Media & Entertainment, Director – K Rajesh)
Comedy, A comedy of a group of crooks who start a TV production house
PI Shroff (Producer – Radheshyam Pipalwa – Katapult Films)
Urban Pulp, An investigative Pulp Thriller, about a Hardcore arrogant private investigator who gets trapped in a murder case. The Nights A crime thriller set in the urban landscape, looking into its darker sides.
Congress Radio (Director – K Rajesh, Soft Focus Media & Entertainment)
A journey of a man in present through a historical episode
Vivash (Associate Scriptwriter)
Screenplay funded by Hubert Bal Foundation, Rotterdam.
An adaptation of John Steinbeck’s “Of Mice & Men”, a tragic tale of an unlikely friendship between a small wise guy and a big but not so brainy giant of a man…
And, So Came A Day
And, So Came A Day (35mm, color, 22 minutes, Fiction)
(Premiere at the International Film Festival of Kerala, 2006 )
Where From The Words Turn Back
Where From The Words Turn Back (35mm, color, 5 minutes, experimental fiction)
Silence (16mm, color, 10 minutes, Fiction)
Once Upon A Time
Once Upon A Time (Betacam SP, color, 12 minutes, Documentary)
(Official Selection, Indian Panorama, International Film Festival of India, Goa 2004)