Episode 001 – Anup J Kat | Underwater Photographer and Cinematographer

Anup Joseph Kattukaran, an underwater photographer and cinematographer, has won a bunch of awards including the Cannes Lions and CLIO Award among others. After co-founding the boutique production studio 1st December Films in Bangalore about a decade ago – which counts Nike, Suzuki NEXA, Nike, and a few others as their clients – between shooting highly conceptual and aesthetically pleasing commercials, he finds himself in exotic locales along with an entourage of dive buddies.

In this debut episode, listen to how he has conquered various creative pursuits, which began from covering his family weddings as a kid using a film camera to capturing intimate moments at weddings around the world. He now documents marine life frequented by his beautiful muses at some of the world’s best dive sites while hanging out with sharks, manta rays and possibly a few mermaids!


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Also mentioned in the episode:
Adam J Kat
Atul Kattukaran
Clarin Loren
Clarin Loren Weddings+Events
Ganesh Pareek
Make Love Not Scars
Nike Make Every Yard Count
One Ocean One Love
Sharan Ranjit
Swasthi Health Catalyst
Sumer Verma
Umeed Mistry
Vivian Ambrose


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