Chelvendra - more fondly known as Arnie - to his own demise, suffers from an incurable passion for film. This passion encompasses all creative aspects of film making, particularly writing, directing and the musical content of film. Arnie Sathieaanandha
Although Arnie has stubbornly stayed clar of scriptwriting, his honours project will be a feature length script. The film explores ideas of religion, spirituality, justice, love and ultimately the idea of grace.
Arnie graduated frm RMIT in 2006 with a Bachelor of Arts (Media Studies), as well as completing many courses at the Australian Film and Television School in writing and directing.
Aside from film, Arnie has always maintained a love for music. After twelve years of classical vocal training, Arnie has jumped head first into creating an indie-style alternative album with a friend he met on a short film shoot in Melbourne.
His plans for the future include extensive travelling, and work in the American film industry.