24th DigiCon 6 ASIA

24th Digicon6 ASIA

"Let Me Go"


A group enjoys a trip. A woman touches a painting hanging on the wall of an inn. As night falls, each man falls asleep and wakes up in a strange wilderness. When they next wake up, they find themselves in bed in the inn where they stayed.


Chalana Perera
Sri Lanka

Chalana Perera


Chalana Perera is a Sri Lankan multi-award-winning film director known for the short film Let Me Go. As a young filmmaker who is a graduate of the University of Kelaniya in Sri Lanka, Chalana has been involved in many creative projects in multiple capacities. The first film Chalana directed was Let Me Go which won several awards, including Regional Gold Winner at DigiCon6 Asian Film Festival, Best Student Short Film (International) / Best.Student Director (International) at Reels International Film Festival, and Best Student Short Film (International) / Best Foreign Film Jury Award (International) at Roshani International Film Festival.Currently, Chalana is the founder, CEO, and creative director of the production house ULite Digital Media. While leading his company, he also provides his expertise to other organisations as a freelancer.As a creative director specialising in video production, Chalana is passionate about offering an out-of-the-ordinary experience to the audience through his own blend of audio/visual and storytelling techniques. He strongly believes that visual elements alone are not sufficient to make a film truly felt by the audience. He has exemplified this belief in his works, especially when he conceptualised and directed Let Me Go which features a profound conceptual plot.