Having worked under the banner of Marshall Mahindru, Vinod Mahindru now launches Cinemarx from 2007 as his sole trader workforce.
Marshall Mahindru were formed as a non profit film making group in 1998 with founders Vinod Mahindru and Darion Marshall producing their first short together To Get Rich Is Glorious which was selected at The 27th Huesca International Film Festival (Spain) 1999.
Then completed second short film together in 2000 called Our Father which was shown at The Bite The Mango Film Festival, Bradford and the 18th Marato de l'espectacle Barcelona in 2001.
This led to their first community based video Dahypakru in 2001 which was shown as part of the young voices programme at The Birmingham Film and TV Festival 2002. Marshall Mahindru then completed a full 'awards for all' lottery grant producing two further short films in 2002 : In Broad Daylight and Red Faces, the latter being shown as part of The Homegrown Shorts programme at The 1st Birmingham Screen Festival 2004.
Produce several community based videos through Groundwork Birmingham in 2003 of which the SRB6 Environmental Eyesore Project and the Warwick Bar TH1 videos along with Fusion made for Redditch Borough Council were aired on the outdoor BBC Big Screen Birmingham in Chamberlain Square as part of their Community month in February 2005. Made NW Birmingham sports video about facility provision in the area which was shown at The Aston Villa football ground in 2004.
In the Summer of the same year they provided 10 video workshop sessions for youngsters excluded from school in the marginalized areas of Lea Hall and Shard End- Birmingham. Finish video about the community centre services of 610 and Base K/S in Kingstanding, Birmingham.Complete “Y-Speak” video for Groundwork East Birmingham. Completed another short drama "Protest", directed by Darion Marshall which won the Special Prize for the VCO Province at The 6 th International Short Film Festival, 2005. Malescorto. Italy . Another video with Groundwork Birmingham about the regeneration of George's Park in the deprived area of Lozell's Birmingham is the final video produced by this partnership.
In 2006, Vinod Mahindru teams up with local RKD Films to produce community, conference and corporate video as well as developing a feature film script under this new banner CINEMARX.