Partner / Executive Producer
Charu Menon is Partner & Executive Producer at Heckler.
She has produced hundreds of high end TVCs and short form commercial content across Australia and SEA for global brands including Nike, Pepsi, IBM, SKII, Tinder, Samsung and Uber Eats to name a few. Her work has been recognised at D&AD, Cannes Lions, Adstars, AWARD Award, Spikes Asia and the CCAs.
In addition to her work at Heckler, Charu's documentary short 'By the River' was an Official selection at two Oscar qualifying festivals - Doc Edge & St Kilda in 2020. It picked up a Gold and the Judges’ Award at the Australian Cinematographer Society Awards and various other international awards including Best Film at Moscow International Film Festival and Silver for Editing at Oslo International Film Festival. It was part of the Short Film Competition at EnergaCAMERIMAGE 2020
Charu was recently named Campaign Asia's 'Woman to Watch 2021' and was a B&T Women in Media Finalist. She was on the D&AD Direction Jury in 2019 and is a sitting jury member for D&AD in 2022 for Direction. Charu was also on the Ciclope Berlin jury for 2021.