Lanka Bandaranayake

Lanka Bandaranayake

Jury of SHORTS

Lanka Bandaranayake was born in Anuradhapura, Sri Lanka. She started her artistic career as an actress in 1998. Since then she has won several acting and costume designing national awards. Later she became an award-winning drama producer and director.

Her first short film “Tradition” was produced in 2016. The short film was selected to more than 40 international film festivals all around the world and won Best Short Film (Film Student Award) at 12th Jogja-NETPAC Asian Film Festival 2017 in Indonesia, Best cinematography at “Euro Kino” Czech International Independent Film Festival 2017 in Czech Republic and 2ndBest Film at 5thNational Youth Cinematic Harvest 2016 in Sri Lanka.  Also, it was officially selected and film finalist at the Sound & Image Challenge International Festival 2017 in Macau.  Her second short film “The Mirror” produced in 2018.