India, November 2019 – Silicon Valley based Firework, today announced the showcase of three English short films on the social video platform by Chaitanya KM. He is a renowned theatre personality and film director from South India known for his Kannada films. The films feature a strong emotional connect highlighting the fine fabric of relationships in our society through 30 second videos. This is Chaitanya’s foray into social video platform with the social media app Firework.With Firework available for users of iOS and Android devices, Chaitanya will give his viewers aglimpse into the complexities of relationships that present itself at different stages of life. At present, Chaitanya has released 3 videos on Firework that aims to build empathy in users and urge the human society to embrace these emotional challenges with a new perspective. Firework aims to inspire users with stories of inspiration, accomplishment and persistence.
Chaitanya KM is a film director, documentary maker and theatre personality. His first feature film Aadinagalu in Kannada, won several awards including the Filmfare Awards South for Best Director and Best Feature Film in 2007. Chaitanya also won awards for Best Debutant Director by the South Indian Cinematographers' Association, Chennai Film Fans Association and RaghavendraChitravani Award. Aa Dinagalu was listed by The Week among the top 10 Indian films of 2007.
Chaitanya studied Journalism at Christ College in Bangalore. He has a wide range of films, documentaries, television, short films and stage shows to his credit. He was closely mentored by Girish Karnad, the renowned actor, director, writer and RhodesScholar known for his contribution to South Indian cinema. A 26 minute documentary was made by Chaitanya on Karnad as a tribute to his legacy and work.
Speaking on this announcement, Mr. Sunil Nair, CEO, Firework India said, “Chaitanya is a well-known director and theatre personality. His extensive work speaks of his diligence, passion and commitment to cinema and arts. Short videos is a great platform to showcase impactful messages through creative direction and Chaitanya will be using this platform to give his viewers a slice of his legendary work that has created much buzz in the film circles. This is a great opportunity to see Chaitanya’s vision being put together for users in 30 seconds. We are excited to have him on our platform and looking forward to continue to give our viewers such inspiring stories in 30 second segments.”
Firework, the social media app is part of a suite of apps created by Loop Now Technologies, Inc. a Redwood City, California (Silicon Valley) based incubator start-up that focuses on next-gen consumer