Who We Are

MIRAGE FILM INSTITUTE is a training institute with professional courses in the field of Film, Media and Photography. We offer certificate courses in regular, part time and weekend batches. Periodically we conduct intensive weekend workshops.

The courses in Film Making include Direction, Cinematography, Editing, Digital Film Making, Script Writing and Documentary Film making. Our media courses include Acting, RJ, VJ, Dubbing and News Reading. In photography, we train our students on Professional Photography, Advanced DSLR Photography, Fashion Photography, Modelling photography and Photo editing.

We offer specially tailored workshops for companies to train to their staff in the creative fields of film making and photography. We also conduct special film making and photography workshops for students at various colleges.

MIRAGE FILMS is a video production company creating Corporate Films, Ad Films, Promotional videos, Music videos and Documentary films. We produce show-reels for actors, singers and performance artists. We provide Full-HD video coverage for Theatre, Music and Dance performances. We offer film and video editing services.

We provide professional Fashion, Portrait and Modelling Photography services at our full fledged professional photo studio. We cover dance performances. We create dynamic Portfolios for actors and models.

About Founder


After completing his Masters degree in Computer Science at IIT Mumbai, Sam Kumar started his professional career as a Consultant in a Global IT Services company. He lived in US, UK, Holland, Australia, Dubai, Singapore and Malaysia for nearly 20 years working for international corporations. During his stay abroad, he attended many Workshops and Master classes in Film making and Photography. After two decades of international corporate life he returned home to Chennai and shifted to his first passion – Film making and Photography.

Director Sam Kumar has written, shot, directed and edited feature length documentary films, corporate films, short films and music videos in US, Singapore and India. His films have been screened at international film festivals in Berlin and Singapore. He was interviewed by Hanoi TV and one of his film was shown on their English channel. Currently he is working on a few film projects that are at various stages of development.

In 2010 he started Mirage Film Institute in Chennai to share his knowledge and experience in film making and photography.

Call us for details: (044) 4212 2002 +91 99520 99040