Writer-director-producer Dr Geetha J. founded AkamPuram, an independent production company, after years of experience as a journalist, film critic and TV presenter and TV producer in Kerala and a film activist and academic in England.
She received wide critical acclaim for her very first documentary, The (A)miss World, on the protests surrounding the staging of the Miss World Competition in Bangalore in 1996. Geetha turned to filmmaking with Woman with a Video Camera in 2005 hailed as a unique and objective look at the subject and subjective look at the object, woman. Later, she received the Göteborg International Film Festival's Fund to work on her first feature script. She was also selected for the Berlin Talent Campus in 2009. Geetha's experience as a producer includes twelve films apart from ten years in the television industry. AkamPuram's distinctive slate of documentaries and short films include Woman with a Video Camera, A Short Film About Nostalgia, Akam/Inside as well as Inside the Kalari and Out of Our Hands. All these films have been to several international film festivals.
Algorithms is AkamPuram's first feature-length project. It is also developing its first feature fiction by Geetha.