Arts Council of Sri Lanka
State Cinema Advisory Board
Aruna Lokuliyana

Senior Lecturer

Aruna Lokuliyana steps in to the arena of Visual Media when he became the first followed by a course of Television Production and Technology conducted by the National Youth Council of Sri Lanka. “Aeshwara Winsathiya”(The Black Era) is his first Tele film that wins the OCIC ,UNDA Awards. “Ranthali” (Golden Pot) and “Mindada Gangawa”(The River of Love) are his semi documentary Films while the “Visitors at the Water’s edge” is documentary film directed by him. Meanwhile he directed the short film “We Love Football” under the theme of “Football and Culture” organized by the Berlin Talent campus in parallel to the Berlin International Film Festival. This above mentioned short film was selected among best 50’s out of 623 short films which have been represented by 90 countries in the world. Then it was selected for the best 25 films to the promotional campaigns of FIFA World cup-2006 in Berlin by the World Football Federation. It was entitled as the “Film of the Day” under short films category in the55th Berlin International Film Festival with a huge appreciation of commentators and spectators. He has been working as a member of Panel of judges in Prominent Film and television award Ceremonies in Sri Lanka such as National Television Awards organized by Cultural Ministry in Sri Lanka, UNDA Awards for Film and Television held by OCIC Sri Lanka, National Youth Television Awards held by National Youth Service Council in Sri Lanka. Currently Aruna Lokuliyana [B.A(Hons.).Mphil(Kelaniya)reading PhD] working as a Senior Lecturer in Film and Television Media and Head of the Department at the Department of Mass communication, University of Kelaniya and also working on his first feature film as a part of PhD.



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