High Definition Format
LabReports Demonstration of a new format to report science on TV 2015 – available for viewing at youtube.com/KPMadhu2000
Science for National Development: Agriculture IISER P on occasion of Science Day 2015
A video report on DSTs INSPIRE Programme in three episodes, IISER Pune, 2014, https://vimeo.com/user34799902
Science Communication: Catalysing a Revolution An institutional programme on Vigyan Prasar, Department of Science and Technology 2010 – script and direction.
From Generics to Genomics An institutional programme on CDRI, 2011
Low cost Experiments in Physics: A video resource and tool for teachers a series of 68 short videos on using experiments to provoke, challenge and engage students in Physics, 2012, IISER and Vigyan Prasar – Camera, structuring and packaging design.
Pyar, Mohabbat, Ishq, a ethnographic search into perceptions, memories and expressions of love in a middleclass family in Delhi,. (2011) IIT Delhi – Camera and structuring.
Aascharya, Adbhut, an ethnographic search into the memories, perceptions and expression of surprise and wonder, in a middleclass family in Delhi,. (2012) IIT Delhi – Camera and structuring.
Emotion, Language, Culture, an exploration into the emotional world of a family (2011) IIT Delhi – Script and camera
Drops in an Ocean A strategy to make Polio Drops Campaign successful (2004) DCI – Script, Camera, Direction.
Power to the People A strategy to use the rivulets in Himalayas for electricity generation (2004) Development Communication India – Script, Camera, Direction.
Emerging Technologies: Float Glass (1994) Chitra Utsav – Script, Camera, Direction.
The Challenge, the Options On the new menu of the Cafeteria approach to birth control (1994) Chitra Utsav – Script, Camera, Direction.
Aurobindo Ghosh An introduction to his works (1997) CWCR – Script, Presentation.
A Foreigner but not a Stranger An introduction to the bottlebrush tree (1998) CWCR – Script, Direction, Editing.
Musical Drums of India A visualization of Sir C V Raman’s paper with the same title (1993) Camala Creations – Camera and Editing.
Pratishravam On the Onam festival of Kerala (1993) Camala Creations – Editing.
Number Systems III About irrational Numbers and Exponential notation (1994) National Open School – Script, Camera.
Calibration of Testing Equipment Quality of cement is tested by different types of equipment. The methods of calibration of some of them (1994) DCI – Script, Camera, Editing.
Turning Point 16 episodes of a popular science serial in a magazine format (1995-96) Times Television – Research, Script editing, Production Control.
U-matic Low Band
Test Tube Plants – Plant tissue culture techniques (1984) UGC’s Countrywide Classroom (CWCR) Direction and Editing
Life- Its Unity and Diversity – On the universality of the genetic code (1984) CWCR – Direction and Editing.
To Err is Human – Small errors in measurement turn into huge errors in calculation (1984) CWCR – Direction and Editing.
Story of Copper – From mining to refining and use (1985) CWCR – Direction and Editing.
Self-Organization in Chemical Systems Belousov Zhabotinsky reaction (1985) Research, Script, Direction, Editing.
Low Cost, Fire Proof, Cyclone Proof Housing (1985) CSIR for an exhibition in Russia – Research, Script, Direction, Editing.
Freedom movement A two part series on Indian History (1985) CWCR – Editing.
Smack: The Kiss that Kills A TV spot against heroin addiction (1985) MFW – Script, Direction, Editing.
Understanding Heroin Abuse A spot for the Ant drug Campaign (1985) MFW – Script, Direction, Editing.
Our Voices – Understanding the basis of the differences in voices (1986) CWCR – Direction, Online Switching.
Seeds Part I: Suspended Animation – How long can a seed survive? (1986) CWCR – Direction, Editing
Seeds Part II: What makes the seed grow? (1986) CWCR – Direction, Editing
Language of Music – On the International Musical Notation System (1986) CWCR – Script, Direction, Editing, Special effects design
New Perspectives in Stress Management – Three simple techniques to cope with stress (1986) Medical Television – Script, Direction and Editing
Naya Rasta – A new strategy for achieving cent percent coverage for the immunization programme using primary school as the focus of activities. An experiment in Communi-Action – Research. (1986) Medical Television – Direction
New Biology – A series of 12 interview based programmes covering the concerns of scientists of international calibre, including three Nobel Laureates. (1988) Media Trek – Crewmember for all episodes, Director for two episodes.
Science of cooking Eggs – An account of some scientific principles in a simple practical situation. (1988) UGC’s CWCR – Research, Script, Direction, Editing
Plants in our Neighbourhood: Part I to Part VIII – The botanical, medicinal, commercial importance of the plants we meet everyday – Designed as a bottom-to-top approach to Taxonomic studies. Designed also to pretest the strengths and weaknesses of different production parameters. (1988) CWCR – Research, Script, Direction, Editing.
How to Stand on Giant Shoulders Part I – Introduction to library research methodologies (1988) CWCR- Research, Script, Direction, Editing.
How to Stand on Giant Shoulders Part II – On the distinctions between different sources of knowledge (1988) CWCR – Research, Script, Direction, Editing
Herbarium Part I – Introduction to the uses of a herbarium (1988) CWCR – Research, Script, Camera, Direction, Editing, Music
Research Highlights – Tuberculosis Research Centre (1988) ICMR – Editing
Indian Consultancy for Infrastructural Projects (1989) Times Television – Script
Consultants as interface between R&D and Project Execution (1989) Times Television – Script
Operation Sea Bird A Project of the navy in Karwad (1989) Channel 9 – Editing
A Matter of the Heart Part I: Rheumatic Heart Disease (1989) Television Programme Company – Script, Camera, Editing.
Indian Agricultural Statistics Research Institute – An institutional programme (1991) Television Programme Company – Research, Script, Camera.
Japanese Encephalitis On the signs, symptoms, prognosis and prevention of the disease (1992) ICMR – Camera
Institute for Research in Medical Entomology Research Highlights (1992) ICMR – Camera
Thanesar: A Journey through Time A mound which contains archeological remains of Successive habitations through two thousand years (1992) Chitra Utsav – Script, Camera, Direction, Editing
A Matter of the Heart Part II: Angina Pectoris A health education programme (1993) Television Programme Company – Script
Black and White 16 mm films
Electricity – An introduction to the principles in everyday practice. (1982) Television News Features. Script writer
Physics of Motion – Newton’s laws for sports persons. (1982) TVNF – Script writer
A Closer Look at the Housefly – An unhygienic insect, which constantly cleans itself (1982) TVNF – Script and Direction
Mycorrhyza: A Friendly Fungus for the Farmer (1983) TVNF – Script, Direction, animation and Editing.
Fire – An insight into the Physics and Chemistry of fire (1983) TVNF – Narration Script
Thermodynamics of Self-organization –A popular account of Nonlinear Phenomena (1983) TVNF – Script, Direction, Animation and Editing
Physics Chemistry and Biology of Cooking – Science in the kitchen (1983) TVNF – Script, Direction, Animation
Societies Big and Small – A comparison between insect and human societies (1984) Script, Direction and Editing.
Communication Package Design
Sthree Sakthi A communication package consisting of one training video, six trigger tapes to evoke discussions, one manual in the comic book format, a flip chart in the form of a calendar, and three posters as support materials for training women to repair handpumps (1990-91) UNICEF – Media Resource Person on behalf of Indian Council of Communication, Training and Research.
1978 – 1981 Published popular science articles in Malayala Manorama newspaper, Malayala Nadu Magazine and Sastragathi, a monthly periodical in Kerala, India.
1980 – 1982 Published popular science articles in English in The Hindustan Times, Financial Express, Patriot and National Herald (newspapers) Patriot, Surya and Delhi Recorder (magazines) in New Delhi.