First Name : George
Surname : VARGHESE KIZHAKKEVILA EYEROOR
Present Address : **/*, ******* **********, ******* Road, Sangam Coloney,
Kottivakkam, CHENNAI- 600 041
Telephone : (91-44-249*****
Mobile : (91-984*******
E-mail : email@example.com
Date of Birth : 30/01/1966
Place of Birth : Thrissur, Kerala.
Marital Status : Married; two sons
I. EDUCATION – Paris, FRANCE
1995-1997: Licence (Bachelor degree) in “Arts du Spectacle, Mention Etudes Theatrales” (Performing Arts, Specialisation in Theatre) at the Institut d’ Etudes Theatrales, Universite de Paris III - Sorbonne Nouvelle, Paris, France.
1997-1999: Maitrise (Master degree) in “Arts du Spectacle, Mention Etudes Theatrales”, under the supervision of Daniel Lemahieu, Philosopher, Playwright and Dramaturge, at the Institut d’ Etudes Theatrales, Universite de Paris-III, Sorbonne Nouvelle, Paris, France (Dissertation on Samuel Backett’s Playlets, with special reference to Not I, uncompleted)
1992: B.A. English, Calicut University, Kerala.
II. PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE: 10 Years
a. Language Certified Management Analyst- Network Operation Analyst- French
Oct 2015 till present: Working as a Cessation Management specialist for Orange Business Services in Accenture Pvt Ltd. The job includes ceasing internet, DSL and Ethernet lines for Orange customers.
b. Freelance Translator- French to English
May 2000 to Oct 2015: Worked as a freelance translator from French to English for Verbum: The language People, Paris
c. In-house French to English Translator
September 2012 to January 2013: Worked as a French to English Translator in Hexaware Technologies, Chennai. The job consisted of translating banking documents from French to English
April 2010 to July 2010: Worked as a French to English Translator in Logica Pvt Ltd, Chennai. The job consisted of translating software and banking documents from French to English
d. Business Development Executive
Oct 2007 to April 2008: Worked as a Business development Executive: International Marketing, Films division for Land Marvel Animation Studio, Chennai. The job consisted of handling HR functions like International Recruiting of animators from South Asia and Business outsourcing to South Asia. Actively participated with the production team and Co-production with European film producers
e. Consultant – In-house French to English Translator
March 2007 to June 2007: Worked as Consultant: for Nature Soft Pvt Ltd, Chennai. The job consisted of translating software and insurance documents from French to English.
2001-2002: Worked as the co-translator for the French book “Histoire de l’Inde Moderne 1480-1950” (A History of Modern India 1480-1950), edited by Claude Markovits (CNRS) published by Wimbledon Publishing Company, London, UK
f. Subtitling, Audio Visual Translation & Interpretation - Paris
1997: Worked as a translator from Malayalam to French for the French National Television: France 2 for the documentary “Les Enfants d’abord- L’ Inde” (Children first – India)
1996: Worked as a translator and interpreter of Malayalam films into French during the festival of Indian films “Indomania”, organised by the French Film Archives, “La Cinematheque Francaise” Paris. I translated Adoor Gopalakrishnan’s “Elipathayam” (Rat Trap), Ramu Kariat’s “Chemmeen” (Shrimps) and Johns Abraham’s “Ammayariyan” (“A report to mother”)
III. FRONT OFFICE / RECEPTIONIST / HOUSEKEEPING: ( French / English ) Paris
October 1997 to 1998 October: Worked as the Receptionist in Maison De L’ Inde Paris, C.I.U.P, 7(R) Blvd Jourdan, 75014 Paris, France
IV. THEATRE - PARIS
1998- July 23: Dramaturgy of Samuel Beckett’s Playlet “ Not I” in Paris, Directed by Christian Rist at La Maroquinerie, Produced By Studio Classic, 30 Nov-13 Dec, 1998, Paris, France.
V. VIDEO FILM: PARIS
1995: Conceived, organised, and directed “Meeting of the Minds” a short film about Indian cinema in Paris, an encounter between Mr. Noel Burch, Author and Professor of cinema at University of Sorbonne Nouvelle, Paris 3, and Mr. Kumar Sahani, an Indian filmmaker and writer with Sylvie Pliskin- a Professor of Cinema in Sorbonne Nouvelle, Paris 3 and Aravind Appadurai. The film was screened at La Cinematheque Francaise, Paris, France.
1994: Worked as an assistant in “Ashes and Snow” a film by Gregory Colbert, residing in Paris. The film was nominated for a special prize at the Venice Film Festival in 2007
1990: Participated in the creative consortium of the Script of “Sraadham” (Rites) a film by Dr. V. Rajakrishnan, a Fulbright Scholar, Author of many books on literature and cinema and Emiritus professor at the Institute of English, Kerala University.
1986: Worked with Mr. Raveendran, Film maker, Cultural Critic and Theoretician, in his film “Ore Thooval Pakshikal” (Birds of a feather) which was selected at the Moscow Film Festival and other festivals in 1989. The film bagged Kerala State Award in 1989.
1996: Worked in the post- production unit of “Raison de Coeur”, a Swiss - French - co- production, directed by Mr. Markus Imhoof. He has won many international awards.
b. Film Literature
1986: Worked as the Editor of “Kaazhcha” (Vision), a journal of film theory and aesthetics, published by the “Society for New film Culture”, Kerala.
1995: Participant as an official film festival reporter at the 48th International Film Festival of Locarno, Switzerland; for “Sukrutham” where Jean-Luc Godard has been awarded the Leopard of Honour for his lifetime achievements.
VII. EVENT MANAGEMENT & PUBLIC RELATIONS: Film Society: Kerala
1989- Founder-President of “After Image: The Film People”, an intellectual gymnasium to promote diverse schools of thought in cinema, literature, arts and philosophy.
1985-89: Conducted film appreciation courses, international film retrospectives, seminars and symposia on film aesthetics and “Meet the Director” programmes.
1986: Organised Eisentiens’s sketches and drawings in the College of Fine Arts, Trivandrum and Government Art’s School, Thrissur, Kerala
1985: Founder-President of the “Society for New film Culture” patronised by Adoor Gopalakrishnan.
1983: Co-ordinator of “Young Cinics”, an amateur movie makers unit, which conducted workshops on cinema with professionals from film Industry, Kerala.
1994 - Organised “Kathakali” in Paris, France with the likes of Karunakaran and Nina Parry, both were actors in Peter Brook’s Mahabharata
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