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Mr. O. Arivazhagan, B.E (Honors), PMP, PMI-SP, PMI-RMP, MBB, CFM (HFI, USA)

Mr. O. Arivazhagan, a certified Project Management Professional (PMP®) , a certified Scheduling Professional (PMI-SPSM), a certified Risk Management Professional
(PMI-RMPSM) from PMI® USA, a Master Black Belt in Six Sigma (MBB),
and a Honors graduate in Civil Engineering from University of Madras has, in total, 24 years of cumulative professional experience in Domestic & International EPC/Turnkey Projects, Software projects, and in conducting Project Management Training programs.

He has successfully organized & conducted more than 40,000 person-hoursoftraining ( in project management around the globe and is a frequent speaker on project management in various corporate, forums/conferences around the world (

He was on the Board of Directors of PMI's DPC-SIG, USA in the capacity of Vice Chair: Marketing for the period of 2001 to 2004. Also Mr. Arivazhagan is one the leaders in the DPC Leaders' group.

Mr. Arivazhagan is a certified film maker/director from Hollywood Film Institute, Los Angeles, USA. His vision is to introduce project management principles and techniques in Movie projects to manage movie projects "on time and within budget”  

Mr. Arivazhagan is also a social activist and is interested in helping the poor and underprivileged in whatever way he can. (

International Dream Merchants (IDM), the film making division of International Institute of Project Management (IIPM), is engaged in the entertainment industry by involving itself in the Digital Film Making / Ad Films / Commercials / Tele Films / TV Serials / TV Game Shows / Short Films / Documentaries / Educational Films and also runs an ONLINE FILM SCHOOL FOR Certified Film Making (CFM) for benefit of the movie / film buffs around the world at economical cost mostly in line with Hollywood Film Industry and provides additional services like Consulting / Movie Project Management in order to equip the independent film makers and movie enthusiasts to make a movie “on time within budget” in the fields of Entertainment Industry, Advertising, Marketing and Event Management.

The Entertainment Division executes projects projects like Commercial Movies, Documentary Films, TV Serials, Tele Films, Digital and other TV Programs.

DVD Movies by IDM:

  • IDM released it’s first Digital Feature Film "The Perfect Knot" on 9th July'08.

  • IDM released it’s Second Digital Feature Film “Paarvaigal Palavitham” on 11th December’09.

TV Serials by IDM:

  • The program "Sollathaan Ninaikkiren", produced by IDM and telecast on a popular Tamil Satellite Channel (Under Production).

Advertisements by IDM:

The Advertising & Marketing Division caters to the needs of the companies who want to advertise and market their products to the naïve users.

Marketing through the visual media is the best way to reach to the consumer market. IDM produces and directs advertisements for any industry for any product / service.

A few of the advertisements produced by IDM are:

  • For an Event Management Company

  • For a Restaurant

  • For a popular Soft Drink

Audio Launches by IDM:

  • “Saathuryam”  Audio Release Function at Radha Park Inn on 22 Dec '06.

Film School by IDM:

  • IDM conducts the “Certified Film Maker” (CFM), Digital Film Making Fast-Track Course in a practical 5 - days Class Room Workshop, and also as a Web based 6 Months Online Course.

Affiliation to Associations:

      1. Member, South Indian Film Chamber of Commerce (SFCC).
      2. Member, Film and Television Producers Guild of South India.
      3. Member, Television Directors Association.

Past Conferences / Panel Discussions by  IDM:

  • “Visual Project Management” – One day conference on Soft skills in movies, on Sunday, the 7th February 2010.

  • Participation in "Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry" (FICCI)
    Media & Entertainment Business Conclave 18th-19th Nov,2009.


Mr. V. Jayaprakash, M.A, M.phil,
Adjunct Faculty, IDM.

Mr. V. Jayaprakash started his career as a journalist in 1987 and entered into the film industry after 3 years. He worked as an assistant to the ace director Mr. Bharathiraaja. In total he has to about 20 years of experience in the entertainment industry.

He has done his B.A. Tamil literature in ‘Loyola College’, master degree in ‘Presidency College’ and M.phil in Annamalai University. He is doing a research work on “The role of Tamil language in Tamil Cinema”. His research work is to be published as a book early this year (2010). He is doing his doctorate in Bharathidasan University.

   ‘Sathi Sanam’, his first directorial venture (1997), was nominated for national award and adjudged as Best Film in Tamil Nadu .This movie was exempted from tax and made ‘Tax Free’.

   ‘Kadhal FM’ his second film, was both produced and directed by him. This movie was a commercial hit.
   He has done some short films and television programmes in all popular channels.
Mr. V. Jayaprakash is a state level orator in Social and media forum. He has given guest lectures in many reputed film institutions.

Mr. I. Maran,

He has 13 years experience in Film Industry.Worked with directors like Mr. Balu, Mr. Arun Pandian, Mr. Jayaprakash and Mr. C.T. Pandi.

Has experience in directing documentary and Short films
and has directed “Paarvaigal Palavitham” a Digital Film by IDM.



       A B.Com graduate from ‘The University of Mumbai’, having a consolidated professional experience of 3.5 years in Mumbai. Has good Customer Care and PR experience. Also has experience in Event Management.

Production Manager, IDM.

An MBA (Marketing) from Madras University having consolidated 9 years professional experience. He has good PM software experience in Event Management, Movie project managements etc.



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