Arts Council of Sri Lanka
State Cinema Advisory Board
Panel Profile

Gamini Weragama
Vice Chairman
Film Critique/Writer/Author

Mr. Gamini Weragama has been appointed as a member of State Cinema Art Advisory Board.


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Nadeeka Gunasekara
Member
Actress

Mrs. Nadeeka Gunasekara has been appointed as a member of State Cinema Art Advisory Board.


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Padmasiri Kodikara
Member
Film Producer

Mr. Padmasiri Kodikara has been appointed as a member of State Cinema Art Advisory Board.


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Aruna Gunarathne
Member

Mr. Aruna Gunarathne has been appointed as a member of State Cinema Art Advisory Board.


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Aruna Lokuliyana
Member
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.


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Palitha Perera
Member

Mr. Palitha Perera has been appointed as a member of State Cinema Art Advisory Board.


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Jayantha Chandrasiri
Member
Actor, Director, Producer, Screen Writer

Jayantha Chandrasiri is a Sri Lankan journalist, screenplay writer, television director, and filmmaker in Sri Lankan cinema. Chandrasiri's film Agnidahaya won seven golden awards and four silver awards at the Signis International Film Festival 2003. His two teledramas Dandubasnamanaya and Akala Sandhya are rated as one of Seven Iconic Teledramas In Sri Lanka's Television History.


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Raja Ranasinghe
Member

Raja Ranasinghe is known for his work on Sankranthi (2007), Bomba Saha Rosa (2013) and Goal (2018).


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Sarathchandra Muthubanda
Member

Mr. Sarathchandra Muthubanda has been appointed as a member of State Cinema Art Advisory Board.


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Manel Dissanayake
Secretary
Cultural Development Assistant

Mrs. Manel Dissanayake has been appointed as a Secretary of State Cinema Art Advisory Board.


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Dhanushka Piyal Kumara
Assistant Secretary
Development Officer

Mr. Danushka Piyal Kumara has been appointed as a Assistant Secretary of State Cinema Art Advisory Board.


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