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Ron Kahlon

Director, Writer

Career Summary

Ron Kahlon is an Australian Film Director and Writer of Indian origin from Melbourne, Australia. He is known for his award winning short film The Untold. The Untold is currently streaming on Disney+ Hotstar. Ron is currently completing a placement on a Feature film “My Melbourne” which is funded Vic Screen. He is also in the development of a horror feature film ‘Permanence’ which is being produced by a Sydney based production house. Ron Kahlon also known as Ranjeet Singh Kahlon was born in India, Ron’s childhood was spent growing up in various places around India as the son of an Indian Army Officer. The exposure to diverse communities, cultures and gritty experiences, inculcated in him the passion for creative storytelling. The coinciding rise of Indian cinema and the introduction of coloured televisions in homes only fuelled his passion for imagination even further. His storytelling approach is real and relevant; exploring characters and themes that represent the world we live in to convey meaningful messages. He is known for an unpredictable narrative style where he portrays not so perfect characters and their internal conflict through real-world scenarios. He is drawn to exciting genres such as horror and thriller. Ron is committed to working with talent that come from various walks in life, countries and cultures. “Working in Australia has been the best part about my journey”, says Ron. “Not only is Australia multicultural, but it also has many talented and skilled creative professionals.” Ron brings a unique blend of Indian and Australian cinema and strives to showcase this to the world. He has most recently co-written and directed “The Untold” which won Best Film in Drama category at the European Cinematography Awards and Best Cinematographer at the New York Cinematography Awards in 2021. The 12-minute film is a thrilling and tumultuous journey of a guilt-ridden girl where karma meets her full circle. He is currently in the development of a horror feature film ‘Permanence’ with a local production house. His storytelling approach is authentic and realistic. Ron is known for an unpredictable story-telling style where he portrays not so perfect characters and their internal conflict through real-world scenarios.


The Seashell Trailer

Shepherd's Pie

The Untold

Professional Credits

Festivals, Awards, Nominations

  • 2020, New York Cinematography Awards, USA, The Seashell
  • 2020, European Cinematography Awards, Europe, The Seashell
  • 2020, SCAD Savannah Film Festival, USA, The Seashell

Professional Memberships

  • Australian Directors' Guild, 2021
  • Australian Writer's Guild, 2022

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