Kiran Meegada


Please tell us a little about yourself.

I am a proud resident of Montgomery County for the past 10 Years. By profession am an IT Project Manager in the transition to be Full Time Film Maker. I love meeting people, travel & take lot of pictures.

Blessed to have accomplished directing a Foreign Feature Film “My Heart Is Beating…Adola” in 2012.


Versatile Professional with background & multi-faceted experience in:

Film Direction
Production Management

6 years of progressive work experience with Productions in both US and India

Director (Debut with Rudra) – My Heart is Beating… Adola (Full Length Feature) 2012
First Telugu (one of the South Indian languages) feature film to be completely filmed in the US
Directed and was involved in the entire production process of this film

Associate Director – E-Preeti (Full Length Feature – Director: Priya Jagadish) 2009 2012
Involved as an Associate Director for the filming schedules in US for this feature film.

Second Assistant Director – Sangamam (Full Length Feature – Director: Rasool Ellore) 2008
Assisted in Direction team.
Production Management
Production Manager – Sangamam (Full Length Feature – Director: Rasool Ellore) 2008
Production Manager – Swagatham (Full Length Feature – Director: Dasarath) 2008
Production Manager – Chintakayala Ravi (Full Length Feature – Director: Yogi) 2008
Casting Associate – Sangamam (Full Length Feature – Director: Rasool Ellore) 2008
Only US Schedules
Character: Mohit – Come to My Window (Short Film – Director: Manan Singh Katohora) 2010
Character: Krishna …. – Arrange to Settle (Full Length Feature – Director: Ishu Krishna) 2012

BACHELORS (Management Information Systems) Osmania University, India

Montgomery County Media
Certified Studio Technician
Certified Final Cut Pro Editor

Skills: MS Office, PR, Crowd Funding

How long have you been associated with MCM and what have you been doing?

I have been associated with MCM for 2 years now. I am a Certified Studio Technician and Final Cut Pro Editor.

Assisted & planning to assist on couple of shows to gain experience. Currently am writing to direct my next feature to film next year.

Please describe all the skills and abilities that you would bring to the Board of Directors.

Am a Project Manager (Information Technology) & a Film Maker. Actively associated with Indian Organizations in the Cultural Committees reaching out to the Asian community to participate & support MCM.

Cultural Co-Chair – Net SAP (2008-12)

Cultural Committee – CATS (Year 2010)

Co-Chair, SALTAF 2010

Please describe your vision for MCM.

My vision is to promote MCM within Montgomery County especially via Social Media & request supporting MCM within the community.

With enough funding upgrade the equipment at MCM & provide more training to the students.

How will you advocate on behalf of access users while on the Board?

It is very important to hear what Access Users have to say. As Access Users contribute so much we should adapt & incorporate their suggestions.

Anything additional you would like to tell your fellow access users about your candidacy.

I promise to bring more visibility & gather more support from the community for MCM to make it a bigger reach. Am new to this board so will try to learn the ropes quickly & be a contributing candidate on the board.

Links to the related MCM Board Election pages:

MCM Board Candidates list.

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