Chandran Rutman is Sri Lanka’s most experienced filmmaker and a pioneer in international filmmaking. He has hosted numerous Hollywood films for their location shoots in Sri Lanka.He was the Line Producer/Production Supervisor on several international productions including the Sri Lankan location shoot of Paramount Pictures, ‘Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom’ (1984) and the Catherine Deneuve-starring Academy Award Winner, ‘Indochine’ (1992). Steven Spielberg once referred to Rutnam as, “Our most valued friend in the Far East”. Rutnam has had the distinction of working with Sir David Lean, Sir Carol Reed, John Boorman, Steven Spielberg, George Lucas and Regis Wargnier. Rutnam wrote the screenplay, produced, directed and edited the film, ‘The Road from Elephant Pass’, which was a Finalist Award Winner at the New York International Television and Film Awards in 2011.