About us

Welcome to Watermelon Films.

We are a boutique video production company based in Colombo, Sri Lanka.

We are specialized in research and fixer services for documentary filming in Sri Lanka.

Since 2009, we have been combining our knowladge on cultural and social background of Sri Lanka with our international film production experience to make every shoot as enjoyable and successful as possible.

Why Watermelon? it is the symbol of freshness, always brings cool and energized feelings to you. Here, at Watermelon Films we are determined to make your next production in Sri Lanka more pleasing with fresh thoughts and great production values. We look forward to meeting you in Sri Lanka.

Our Services

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Following your filming requirements, we would conduct the research, scouting and pre-production arrangements covering the relevant subjects, people and locations. Plus, in making your production a reality, we would bring up new interesting story ideas as well.

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We would handle the necessary documentations to obtain your Journalist Visa and any other essential government permissions, which would ensure the safety of the crew, equipments and the filming materials. We also can arrange the filming permits and locations clearances required from the respective government and private authorities.

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We would fix the local talents and locations you required and also would provide the coordination facilities such as translations, interpretations and interview transcribing from local languages to English language. We can arrange the logistical support such as transportation, communication and accommodation requirements for a productive filming experience in Sri Lanka.

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Globe Cooker

Gedeon Programmes, France. 2012.



Making of Globe Cooker

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Buffer Zone

Offroad Reports, Switzerland. 2013-2014.



Making of Buffer Zone

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Des trains pas comme les autres

Step by Step Productions, France. 2014.


Making of Des trains pas comme les autres

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Spårlöst

Monday Productions, Sweden. 2010-2017.


Making of Spårlöst

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Fahlens Matäventyr‬

Fahlén Film AB, Sweden. 2015.

Making of Fahlens Matäventyr‬

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Fairer Handel - Hannes Jaenicke beim Teeanbau in Sri Lanka BMZ BMZ

TELEKULT, Germany. 2014.



Making of Fairer Handel - Hannes Jaenicke beim Teeanbau in Sri Lanka

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Sporløs

STV, Denmark. 2011-2017.


Making of Sporløs

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Thé Mania

Cinétévé, France. 2016.


Making of Thé Mania

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Buddhini Ekanayake

Buddhini began her career in television in 2001, as a video journalist. She has directed an extensive list of short form documentaries for her former employers, Young Asia Television and TVE Asia Pacific. Since 2009 she is working as a freelance TV producer and also handles research and line-production for foreign documentaries filming in Sri Lanka. She is qualified in Indian Classical Music by University of Delhi, India and Postgraduate Diploma in Media & Journalism by University of Sri Jayawardhanapura, Sri Lanka. Buddhini was trained at The George Washington University, USA on documentary filmmaking.

She enjoys photography, sewing, crafting and watercolr art.

Amal Meemanage

Qualified by a strong academic background with more than fifteen years of servicing experience in media advertising industry, Amal was attached to many multinational advertising agencies like J. Walter Thompson Worldwide, Ogilvy & Mather Worldwide and Leo Burnett Worldwide. He has the experience of holding the role of Associate Media Director position.

Amal is an enthusiastic nature lover, enjoys creative writing, poetry, photography, charcoals & line drawings.

Call

+94 77 3136566

+94 77 7686908

Visit

661B, Desinghe Mawatha,

Pelawatta, Battaramulla,

Sri Lanka

want to fix your next production in Sri Lanka?