Hiding (2020)

9 mins
A chased man tries to run from the memories of his past, fleeing the civil war in Sri Lanka. A short action-thriller directed by Nirusha Wijayamohan. In Tamil and English. Starring Jey Jey.


For this film, I was the 1st AD, Co-Producer, and even stepped in to do sound recording.


HIDING has been selected for the UK Asian Film Festival 2021 (26 May to 06 June 2021)

Hiding is playing in the Global Lift-Off Film Festival

01 March 2021: Hiding played in the GONA Film Festival 2021 (India), and Nirusha Wijaymohan was awarded Best Debut Director for a Short Film

February 2021: Golden Sparrow International Film Festival, India: Hiding received a Special Jury Award in the International Short Film Category

February 2021: Uruvatti Film Festival, India: Hiding won best International Short Film and Best Producer – Short Film

February 2021: Hiding is playing in the London International Web & Shorts Film Festival

February 2021: Hiding is playing in the Berlin Lift-Off Film Festival, in the New Voice Shorts section (Film #127)

Hiding is currently being submitted to film festivals.


Written by Andrew T. Pennington
Story by Nirusha Wijayamohan & Randa Elobeid
Directed by Nirusha Wijayamohan
Produced by Nirusha Wijayamohan
Co-Produced by Patricia Hetherington


Nehan: Jey Jey
Akhil: Aniston Anton Julius
Soldier: Jennis Wijayamohan
Father: Suresh Seetharaman
Mother (Past): Anusha Navin
Young Nehan: Sarujan Kasinthan
Mother (Present): Ramani Rajaratnam
Vinay: Gautham Sivadharan


Director of Photography: Haridas Stewart
First Assistant Camera: Giulio Strata
Clapper Loader: Jason Phillips, Nicola Clements
First Assistant Director: Patricia Hetherington
Sound Recordists: Chase Coley, Will Langdale, Patricia Hetherington
Special FX Makeup: Rachel Keane, Theodore Salisbury
Costume designer & Armourer: Richard Wijayamohan
Runners: Murielle Boa, Kairon Edwards, Swarnan Manoharan, Kesharuben Selvaratnam
Stills Photographer: Chris Bourton
Production Assistants: Jason Phillips, Nicola Clements, Wijayamohan Jesudasan, Winishan Wijayamohan
Production Manager: Ben Richardson
DIT: Patricia Hetherington
Script Supervisor: Esteban Humet
Catering: Shanthakumary Wijayamohan
Editor: Afonso Palma
Sponsor: JSN Productions
Poster: Rachel Gimbert, Nirusha Wijayamohan
Colourist: Michelle Cort
Visual Effects: Sean Lewis – Quirx Productions
Sound Design: Chris Stanley – Fusion Sound Creative
Composer: Original Score by Caterina Schembri


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