reelism films is exclusively committed to making documentaries and cause-based films.
reelism was born in 2005 when a group of young cine enthusiasts from the corporate world decided to follow their passion and took up the task of making a low budget feature film to test their mettle. The result was a film called ‘Missed Call’, made by a cast & crew, wherein almost everybody was the first timer, except for the celebrated sound wizard Resul Pookatty, who encouraged the young team not only to complete the film in spite of so many odds , but also graciously added his magic to the background sound track of the film. The film, shot in quasi Cinéma Vérité style won many prestigious international awards besides getting high critical acclaim.
Missed call was perhaps the first ever debut film from India to get the rare distinction of being selected to represent the country at the Cannes International Film Festival (2006), along with the masterpieces like The Guru and Lage Raho Munnabhai. Besides being selected to open the International Film Festival, Goa in 2005, the film was adjudicated the Best International film at Israel’s Red Sea International Film Festival in 2008.
Missed Call was followed by a caused-based documentary –A few days MORE…
Having created a brand name for ourselves in a short span of time, our passion is to patronize and encourage research-driven, documentary films taking up social and environmental issues.
We also partner with our clients to create content based on their Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) related work and help them in creating a brand which is more humane and socially responsible.
Research and content development is an area of specialisation for us as we have researchers from various walks of life working with us to develop specially designed content material for specific needs.