In 2003 he made his first television debut with a small role in the teledrama “Eka Ittaka Mal” and became the most prolific child actor at the time when he won the State Award for Best Child Actor in 2012. It includes more than 70 teledramas, 14 films and 12 commercials.
He had a passion in the field of television since he was a child, and he had the dream of becoming a television cameraman and he drew his dream of becoming a television cameraman for the competition and he won a computer set from an island-wide art competition, At that time Pentium 4 computers in Sri Lanka were used only for multimedia purposes such as Video editing.
Thishuna Perera painted this dream on his mind when he saw the crew of professional Television Cameramen at ITN while he was attending for an interview.It happened when he was just 7 years of age and from then till now his passion was working in the field of Television editing and production.
Since his pre grade stage he always used to be determined to take-up new challenges and ready to learn new technical things whenever he could. His intend to learn new things and interest in audio engineering, television and radio operation while schooling at Isipathana College, he received a special opportunity to obtained the membership in Radio Veritas Asia when he was just 7 years old. In year 2009 he joined up with the media unit of isipathana college as a Radio Presenter and begin his journey in media & communication, additionally he took a part in FM Vibhavi 96.1 which was organized by the media unit of Isipathana college and gained a vast amount of experience in a real world environment.
Gradually he mastered the skills and when he was about 16 years old he showed the excellence among other students beyond his age. Furthermore he proved his ability to work under pressure and manage the limited resources to organize the live broadcasting of annual school Perahera and Piritha using multi camera system. (This is conducted under Priyal Weerasinghe)
He, who studied in arts stream for his GCE Advanced Level, was the secretary of the alcohol and illicit drug prevention unit, Director of media, Communication and Technological affairs for the astronomical society and the chief organizer for the “Saukyadana Movement”.
He became the president of the Isipathana College Media Unit with the motive of doing a revolutionary change in the prevailing procedures of the unit. As the first step of that change, he introduced the concept of “sound engineer” instead of sound technician which gave more value and motivate to fellow students. Behind this great initiative lies his experience and knowledge working as a live sound engineer for years. In the process of developing this massive initiative, he himself conducted a considerable amount of workshops and training programmes to deliver the knowledge that he gained in the department for his younger generations. The main goal of this process was to prove everyone that, working as a professional team they can make every event a successful one and within a very short period of time his team was able to prove that under the guidance of Thishuna Perera.
He and his team were assigned to manage and conduct all the sound and technical planning and support at school events. His team then comprised of 75 senior and junior members who were well trained by Thishuna Perera .Him as the president and the sound engineer successfully organized and managed all the school events such as, musical events, sports events, Bicycle Parade, religious events, colours night and all the other academic and extracurricular events. The best thing about Thishuna Perera and his work is he is adding professionalism to every task that he does. He used premium and special technical equipment for night time sky observation camp and workshop organized by the school’s astronomical society and as a further proof for his professionalism during school events, using of In-Ear Talkback System for every event is commendable. Thus it is clear that during his office at Isipathana College’s media unit, he developed the use of professional methods and equipment which cease the concept of typical school media units and gave a new colour of professionalism to the unit while conducting events. As another initiative of moving from typical school media unit to professional level broadcasting, he established theme songs production team, video production team and a professional team of photographers who are capable of covering massive sports events.
One of the massive projects done by Thishuna Perera during his tenure at office was creating the first advanced outside broadcasting vehicle in school’s media history. This was used at the first ever 600m long “Migadaye Vesak Zone”.FM Vibhavi was broadcasted throughout the event and further more his team also supplied sound solutions and operations for public address system, “Bhakti Geetha”, Muppet shows and “Thoran” broadcasting as well. The speciallity of this mobile broadcasting unit is this was the first time in the school history that the school’s media unit managed such a massive event, thus clearly shows the capability and the professionalism of him and his team.
(OB Vehicle – 16×16 I/O,Comp,Gate,TlkBack,Automation and ingest, Power Backup , 700w PA amplifier, 1500w Amplifier , Ability to interview 200m without interruption and 100% a creation of him and the team)
Another major event he planned during his office was to conduct a special radio broadcast. Unfortunately though he could not make it a reality during his time of office Due to the busy schedule he had , under his guidance and assistance school’s media unit was able to conduct the first ever Fully Digital Enabled FM channel, with a wider range of broadcasting ability. This event was organized during the office period of Buddhika and Ravishma, the two most supportive and talented juniors during his time of office. The FM was broadcasted from 4th of December to 8th of December for five days in 2017 through 90.1(Analogue) for Colombo and Kalutara Districts and DAB+ testing broadcast within the school premises. He was the project engineer and head of operations committee of the event and the event successfully concluded with the participation of a lot of celebrities such as, Mr Jayalath Manorathne, Mr Rose Alagiyawanna, Mr Pasan Liyanage, Mr Wijaya nandhasiri, Mr Dushan Jayathilake ,Funky dirt and participation of different schools across the country.
(FM Vibhavi 90.1 – Fully Digital Enabled, AES ,Webcast , Android App, Bcast Processing)
His work was always admired and appreciated by his school as well as among other schools as well.. He supported and managed lot of events in other schools such as, Anula Vidyalaya, Samudradevi Balika Vidyalaya, Princess of Wales College as a sound engineer and a video creator. Talking about his support for other schools, for many years , even before his presidency in the media unit, he supplied and created all the papers and questions for the technical division of ‘nethinethera’ all island media competition and St. Anne’s college media competition, thus shows the trust, connections, positive relationships and integrity he had.
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