Sagara Lakmal De Mel

Extremely organized and detail-oriented Media Professional with substantial experience in directing & producing television productions, professional photography, lighting, editing etc. Proven ability to implement multi camera live TV coverage for broadcasting standard television productions in International level. Strong analytical and supervisory background with excellent written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills and desire to be successful in all endeavors.

Position : Television Producer and Director
Company : Sri Lanka Rupavahini (TV) Corporation.
Period : 1993 to 2008

Position : Media Ambassador
Company : World Peace and Diplomacy Organization
Period : 2017- 2019

Position : Visiting Lecture and Instructor
Company : University of Colombo & University of Moratuwa
Subject : Digital Video Production and Photography

Position : Managing Director
Company : Media Ambassadors, Sri Lanka.
Period : 2007 to Present

Job Responsibilities / Achievements: Official Photographer

• Pope Francis Visit Sri Lanka 2015.
• Enrique Iglesias live in Sri Lanka.
• Yanni Live in Sri Lanka.
• Kenny G Live in Sri Lanka.
• MLTR Live in Sri Lanka.
• IIFA (International Indian Film Academy Awards 2007)
• Miss Sri Lanka in Europe 2016 in France.
• New York Times Travel Show in New York (year 2011, 2012, 2013)
• International Lions Convention Chicago and Thailand.
• Sri Lanka Independence Day Celebration in Washington DC and Los Angeles (Year
2008, 2009, 2010, 2012, 2014).
• “Rohana Ransara” at Sydney Opera House Concert Hall, Australia. (Directed 05
Camera video Production).
• Effects Lighting Director and Photographer for “Thala Ran Tharu Reyak” at Sydney
Opera House Concert Hall, Australia.
• Lighting Director and Photographer for “Thala” at UNESCO Theatre Hall, Paris,
• Lighting Director and Photographer for “Thala” at Toronto, Vancouver and Ottawa,
• Television Director and Photographer for “CANNES Film Festival 2005 – Sri Lankan
AirLines Party” France, representing Sri Lankan Airlines.
• Television Director and Photographer for “Refreshingly Sri Lanka” at Trafalgar
Square, London.
• Television Director for “SriLankan Golf Classics 2006” High Definition Video Documentary.
• Official Photographer SriLankan Airlines GSA Opening Ceremony in Australia.
• Official Photographer of Sri Lankan Festival in Japan, representing Channa Upuli
Dance troupe (year 2010, 2012, 2013)
• Sri Lankan Airlines Agents Awards Ceremony in Toronto in Canada (2013)
• Official Photographer of Sri Lankan Airlines ITB Berlin, World Travel Mart London
(WTM) year 2013 -2014
• Cultural shows with Channa Upuli Dance Troupe – (England, France, Germany,
Italy, USA, Canada, Australia, Japan, China, UAE, Thailand, Singapore, India, Vietnam,
Malaysia etc.