Mind Blowing World is an independent film distributor bringing quality local content to Australian and New Zealand audiences. Mind Blowing World champions independent cinema: and supports courageous and bold filmmaking. They are passionate about cinema, and the business of film.
Directors John Molloy and Mitu Bhowmick Lange launched Mind Blowing World in 2015, with the intent to create a distribution platform for local independent cinema. In 2016, Mind Blowing World released Australian feature, Pawno.
Mitu and John have an accumulated 40+ years of experience in all facets of film production and distribution. Mitu is currently director, and John, producer, of Mind Blowing Films, a distribution company that releases award-winning Indian cinema across Australia, New Zealand and Fiji.
MITU BHOWMICK LANGE
Mitu Bhowmick-Lange is currently the Director of Mind Blowing Films and Mind Blowing World.
Mitu worked in Bombay for 6 years directing several TV shows including entertainment, news and fashion magazine programs and a daily breakfast show for most of the leading channels including BBC World, Star Plus, Zee TV and Sony TV. Mitu wrote and directed the multi award-winning documentary, Watch without Prejudice, on the impact of violence on the children of Kashmir.
Since living in Australia, Mitu has brought in and produced several Indian productions to Australia, including producing 13 episodes shot in Australia of India’s number 1 daily television serial Kahani Ghar Ghar Kii (similar to Neighbours), Bollywood film Koi Aap Saa and blockbusters like Salaam Namaste , Chak De India , Bachna Aye Haseeno , Main Aurr Mrs Khanna , Thoda Pyar Thoda Magic , Love Aaj kal and several leading television commercials with international cricketers made for the Indian market.
Mitu is the Festival Director of the Indian Film Festival - Bollywood and Beyond - ANZ , and the Indian Film Festival of Melbourne presented by the Victorian Government .She is presently working on the 4 part series - New India. The first part 'Spice Girls of India' has been the official selection at the Feminist Film Festival of London. Mitu also represents the prestigious International Film Festival of India held annually in Goa as their curator for films from Australia and New Zealand.
John Molloy is Head of Production at Mushroom Pictures, part of the Mushroom Group. John has most recently produced Boys in the Trees the debut feature film of Nicholas Verso, which had its World Premiere at the Venice Film Festival and has been programmed at Toronto, Busan, Austin, Rio and Stockholm Festivals. The film won Best Narrative Feature at Austin. John previously produced for Nicholas the short film The Last Time I Saw Richard, which won the AACTA for Best Short Film 2014. John is an Executive Producer on the upcoming Australian film Killing Ground and was Co Producer of Boytown. John’s other film work includes Crackerjack, Bad Eggs and Macbeth.
In television John is Producer of the smash hit two part miniseries Molly and was an Executive Producer of documentary Molly: The Real Thing, both broadcast on the Seven Network. Molly is now arguably the highest rating drama in Australian television history. He has previously produced The Nation for the Nine Network, was Series Producer on John Safran’s Race Relations for Princess Pictures and the ABC, and was Executive Producer and Producer of the ABC documentary series Head First: Series 1 & 2.
John is a partner at Mind Blowing Films where he has consulted to the Indian feature films Mein Aur Mrs Khanna and Love Aaj Kaal and been Co Director of the Indian Film Festival of Melbourne throughout its lifetime. John is also a partner at Mind Blowing World where he is currently developing the feature film Fearless Nadia with Mitu Bhowmick Lange and writer Andrew Anastasios. At Mind Blowing World John has worked on the release of Australian films Pawno and The Menkoff Method.
MIND BLOWING WORLD TEAM
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