Jeevan is serving his first term as an Executive Committee member of AIPRO. Among other things he has been:
Much of the above initiatives are already underway. The association hopes to deliver substantially in these areas before the end of the tenure of its current executive committee.
Majoring in 16 & 35mm Film Studies and Screenwriting, Jeevan graduated from Singapore’s Film, Sound & Video (Ngee Ann Polytechnic, 1999) and went on to further his Directing craft in New York Film Academy (California campus, 2002). Upon returning to Singapore, he brought his film language to the digital era.
In his 14 years of working in the media industry since, Jeevan has created, written and developed a broad range of productions including television dramas (for Ch5, CNA, Suria, okto, AFC, CI network), short films, documentaries, docudramas, infotainment, video installations, music videos and various arts-design videos.
Jeevan has garnered two awards in MDA’s national screenwriting competitions in 2005/06; was a recipient of Creative Circle Awards for ads directed and produced in 2006/07. His short films and music videos have travelled to film festivals from Singapore, to Indonesia, Australia, Argentina and Vancouver. And three of his original drama series (Tina’s Catering, Super4orce, Avenue 13) have been nominated for local and regional awards.
In between running creative label, Monochromatic Pictures, Jeevan also serves as an independent filmmaker and a creative director to other companies; he has taught and given talks at various organisations like Bukit View Secondary School, Singapore Polytechnic, Temasek Polytechnic, Glasgow School of Design, BBH DigitasLBi.