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Still Life (Trailer)

An award winning photojournalist returns home after a harrowing assignment in Iraq to confront the wreckage of his own personal life.

AFI Graduate Thesis Film.

Franklin J. Schaffner Fellow Award, Heartland Film Festival (Crystal Heart Award), HATCHfest (Groundbreaker Award), WorldFest Houston (Platinum Award), Angelus Student Film Awards (Honorable Mention)

19min / USA / 35mm

Written and Directed by Mahesh Pailoor
Produced by Yoshinobu Tsuji
Cinematography by Rachel Morrison
Production Design by Maya Sigel
Edited by John C. Brookins
Sound Design by Andy Hay
Music Composed by Kristin Ohrn Dyrud

Little India (Excerpt)

Excerpt from LITTLE INDIA. Starring Sendhil Ramamurthy, Sharade Pailoor, and Govind Pailoor.

NYU Thesis Film.  

SXSW, Skyy Vodka Short Film Awards (Winner), NYU First Run, Hawaii International Film Festival, Newport International Film Festival, LAAPFF

13min / USA / 16mm

Written and Directed by Mahesh Pailoor
Cinematography by Ben Kutchins
Co-Produced by Cary Lin
Produced and Edited by Mahesh Pailoor
Music by Manish Ayachit

the layover
the layover

Coming Soon!

Past meets present when Vik and Meera decide to recreate an early date during a layover at LAX.

Starring Rupak Ginn and Pia Shah.

Project:Involve Showcase, CAAM Fest, New York South Asian Film Festival, Chicago South Asian Film Festival, Indie Meme, DFW South Asian Film Festival

9min / USA / Digital

Written and Directed by Mahesh Pailoor & Anu Pradhan