Music for Films / Dance / Theatre / Inter-discipline

INDEPENDENT PROJECTS

GANESH ANANDAN

 

INTERDISCIPLINE

 

Improviser / Composer

Self Designed Instruments

Shruti Stick & Metallophones

Prepared String Percussion

Finger Percussion

Short Stories / Narrator / Actor

 

INTERDISCIPLINE, FILM, DANCE, THEATRE

The Time is Now - Permutations

(3' 12", 2017)

 

A shadow performance with prepared shruti stick and metallophone.

 

Ganesh Anandan

The Tree (2017, 7' 15")

 

A short film in the form of Shadow Theatre about friendships, premonition and mystery.

 

Story, puppets, music, camera by Ganesh Anandan

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When Hanuman met Kong (12' 24", 2016)

 

A fictional mythological story in the form of Shadow Theatre.

 

Story, puppets, music, camera by Ganesh Anandan

Un court-métrage de fiction mythologique sous la forme de théâtre d'ombres.

 

Concept, histoire, marionnettes, musique, design sonore, camera et montage de

Ganesh Anandan

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Making the Story

KunstEtagen Pankow, Berlin, September 11, 2015, 8:30

 

Ganesh Anandan - Narration, Characters, Photos & Stories. Self-designed instruments, Kanjira, Shruti box and Sound design.

 

Pedda Borowski - Sandscreen illustrations, Photos & Story.

 

Katharina Wünsche - Photographer & Video

Lajos Wienkamp - Sound & Video Camera

Four personal short stories in an inter-disciplinary performance.

1. Man and his goat

2. Mr Singh

3. Krishna's Wife

4. The Family Radio

Prepared Shruti stick and Metallophone improvisation

2006.

 

video by Dino Giancola (Montreal).

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MUSIC FOR FILM

La Grande Invasion (Martin Frigon, 2012)

Ce documentaire pose un regard unique et percutant sur les impacts sociaux du surdéveloppement dans les Laurentides et propose des solutions inédites pour survivre

à l’invasion des grandes surfaces et à la spéculation immobilière.

MUSIQUE ORIGINALE Ganesh Anandan

 

INFO + BANDE ANNONCE http://grandeinvasionfillm.com/

Outbreak: Anatomy of a plague (Jefferson Lewis, 2010)

A feature-length documentary, Outbreak: Anatomy of a Plague draws upon the cautionary story of Montreal’s 1885 smallpox epidemic to evoke a 21st century public health crisis. Confronted with social unrest, ethnic scapegoating and economic ruin, authorities struggle to maintain control of the pandemic.

 

COMPOSERS Dino Giancola Ganesh Anandan

INFOhttp://films. nfb.ca/outbreak

 

La Variole: anatomie d'un fléau (Jefferson Lewis, 2010)

Le long métrage documentaire La variole: anatomie d’un fléau revient sur l’épidémie de variole qui a frappé Montréal en 1885 pour évoquer, telle une mise en garde, une crise de la santé publique au 21e siècle. Confrontées à l’agitation sociale, à la colère à l’endroit des groupes ethniques et à l’effondrement de l’économie, les autorités luttent pour maîtriser la pandémie.

 

COMPOSITEURS Dino Giancola Ganesh Anandan

INFOhttp://films.onf.ca/ la-variole/

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Birmanie l’indomptable, Résistance d’un peuple (2009).

Film documentaire sur le mouvement de résistance par Pierre Mignault et Hélène Magny (informAction films).

26e Gala des Prix Gémeaux Meilleure musique originale : Ganesh Anandan

Breaking the Silence, Burma's Resistance.

A documentary film on the resistance movement in Burma by Pierre Mignault and Hélène Magny (2009, informAction films, French Version and with sub titles.

 

26e Gala des Prix Gémeaux

Best original music in the Documentary category : Ganesh Anandan

 

An Iranian Odyssey (2009).

Mossadeg, Oil and the 1953 CIA coup (previously titled Worst of Enemies). A documentary film by Maziar Bahari.

The nationalisation of Iran's oil industry and the coup that toppled Prime minister Mohammad Mossadegh.

Music: Ganesh Anandan

Off-Center Productions and the BBC.

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Stolen Babies, Stolen Lives (2008)

 

A documentary film directed by Peter Svatek

The moving story of three of the stolen children from Argentina's Dirty War.

 

Music by Ganesh Anandan and Dino Giancola

Produced by Josette Gauthier, Triplex Films, Montréal.

 

Eaux de vie (2006)

Documentaire réalisé par

Tamàs Wormser sur les rituels reliés à l'eau.

Musique par Ganesh Anandan et Dino Giancola. Montréal.

www.artesianfilms.com

Touched by Water

directed by Tamàs Wormser (2006)

A documentary film on bathing rituals around the world.

Music by Ganesh Anandan and

Dino Giancola (Montréal)

 

www.artesianfilms.com

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Killing Time (2005)

A documentary directed by Annika Gustafson on Bhutanese refugees in Nepal.

 

Music by Ganesh Anandan.

 

Targets: Reporters in Irak (2005)

A documentary film directed by Maziar Bahari.

 

Music by Ganesh Anandan. Montréal.

 

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Peuple de la glace (2003)

Documentaire réalisé par Carlos Ferrand, l'effet de réchauffement de la planète sur la culture des Inuits.

 

Musique par Ganesh Anandan. Montréal .

People of the Ice (52 min.)

A documentary directed by Carlos Ferrand; the effect of global warming on Innuit culture.

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GANESH ANANDAN

ganesh@fingerworks.org