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

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

Hiding is playing in the Global Lift-Off Film Festival

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

Hiding is playing in the Berlin Lift-Off Film Festival, February 2021, 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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