Idea Pettiya

We believe that inspiration is a keystone in new ideas and innovation. Idea Pettiya is a delicate attempt at bringing to the spotlight personalities of people who are trying to make an innovative change in different walks of life. From filmmakers to writers and activist, we explore their work and the inspiration behind them. This is their story, shared with the world.

Episode 04 – Liz Fernando & Her Photography

Today we talked to Liz Fernando; a Sri Lankan born and bread in Germany and studied at prestigious BA Photography program at LCC/University of Arts London. Her honors degree work ‘Trincomalee — My fathers stories and the lost photographs’ is selected for “Imagining Our Future Together” a traveling exhibition sponsored by The World Bank.
In this episode Liz talks about her experiences and view points about art, photography and life.

Episode 03 – M. Safeer & Colombo International Theatre Festival 2012 (CITF)

M.Safeer is the festival director and the founder of Inter Act Arts which has taken the initiative to organize CITF 2012. He shares his thoughts about the upcoming event with an insight into what everyone can expect through this noval initiative.

Episode 02 – Mithila Somasiri &

In this episode we caught up with Mithila Somasiri who is a founding member and a major contributor of the online travel community website We spoke to him about his inspiration behind setting up such a website and his thoughts about conservation, protection and preservation of wildlife in Sri Lanka.

Episode 01 – Anjula Rasanga & Angam

This episode features independent filmmaker Anjula Rasanga who had recently released his debut feature documentary film “Angam” we met up with him at his residence to get more details on his project and also to ask him a few questions about how and what made him chasing his dreams in filmmaking.