Lakshika Serasinhe is a cinematographer and director from Galway, Ireland. He joins us on the WoBistDude podcast to talk all things video, cinema and film. Find out more about his work at https://lakshikafilms.com/ insta: @lakshika_films
00:00 – Intro
00:39 – When did you start filmmaking?
04:45 – do you remember when people started putting photos online (2005ish)?
06:51 – Justin Davey? How do you know this guy?
08:24 – What kinds of projects do you create/ work on?
12:00 – has COVID-19 created any changes in your work during 2020?
13:50 – Getting to know where you live during COVID-19
16:15 – do you think the way people approach independent filmmaking will change in the long term as a result of COVID-19?
19:30 – What is your secret storytelling sauce?
23:00 – Let’s talk about a film you worked on called “Daughter”: An old man approaches a woman on the street and says she reminds him of his daughter, they have lunch, the old man has absurd flashbacks …. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ri-vOMUytxQ&feature=emb_title
25:05 – Film Challenges, whats tough about having these tight 48 hour time constraints
30:50 – There are 3 types of fun, type I, type II and type III type fun
33:50 – Where do you get your inspiration from?
38:40 – Film: questions to the Irish people from the rest of the world… https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DaubLYM6X9A&feature=emb_title
45:13 – the next year’s one shot challenge: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Pwt9venIY6U
46:40 – Were there any culture shocks for you coming to Ireland or growing up as a Sri Lankan in Ireland?
49:00 – What would you consider to be the biggest change in indie filmmaking from when you started to 2020?
54:00 – Name an unusual habit that you have or an absurd thing that you love
56:00 – What is an unexpected place that filmmaking has taken you to?
1:00:00—what would you do if I gave you 500 euros right now?
1:02:00—rob a bank, pick 3 accomplices to help
1:05:00—name a role model of yours and tell us why you respect this person
1:09:03—You now have the entire earth as your social media following, what is your one message to everybody, everywhere?
1:11:37 – go to Lakshikafilms.com !
Lakshika Serasinhe is a cinematographer and director from Galway, Ireland.