Hiran Balasuriya is a Sri Lankan filmmaker based in New York who has worked for several production companies of note, including Kontent Films and Remedy Editorial in San Francisco, as well as BBC Films and Ponda Films in London.
As an Editor, he has worked on a number of award-winning short films, including Somebody Nobody’s JUS SOLI and The Milo Wladek Co. and SweetDoh!'s Contractor 014352. Currently, while working as an Editor for ABKCO Films, he's developing and editing an independent feature documentary film, and is also writing his first narrative feature. The Joyous Farmer is his directorial debut.