Charu Menon is Executive Producer at the Singapore HQ of Heckler Studios- the Post Production and Visual Effects powerhouse. She is a multi-platform producer with more than twelve years of experience in film, TV, advertising and digital content across Australia, India and South East Asia. She has produced award winning TVC campaigns, including Nike’s Hyper Court and Tinder’s Interracial Couple Emoji project. She has worked with global clients including Vodafone, Nike, Adidas, Lego, Pepsi, McDonald’s, IBM and Samsung to name a few. In addition to her work at Heckler, she has produced a documentary short exploring the hotels in the holy Indian city of Varanasi where people of strong faith go to die in the hopes of achieving salvation. The project has garnered international attention with broadcasters in Australia, Japan, Europe and New Zealand expressing interest in airing the film. The film picked up a Gold and the Judges’ Award at the Australian Cinematographer Society Awards and a Silver for Editing at Oslo International Film Festival and the trailer has also been featured in Best Ads of the World. Charu has been commissioned by Tourism Australia to direct and film a series of video diaries promoting Australian destinations to Indian audiences and was recently named as a finalist in B&T’s Women in Media Awards 2019. She was also recently named a finalist at the NSW Premier’s Multicultural Media Awards in 2019.