edited and co-wrote
He directed, edited and
co-wrote Pala (2023)
The film explores the life and work of Sri Lankan contemporary artist Pala Pothupitiye, and will see its first public run at the Matara Festival for the Arts, on Feb 1st 2024.
Theena is currently working on his follow-up to his debut novel, and is writing his second film, a narrative feature based on an extract from his novel.
Theena also photographs extensively, focusing on landscape, documentary and astro-photography.
In his free time, he is either playing a sport he is bad at or fooling around with Free and Open Source (FOSS) technology.
Theena spent 20 years working as a marketing communications professional before committing to writing and film-making fulltime.
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