Rojin Thomas is an Indian director who predominantly acts in Malayalam cinema. He is a scriptwriter and even editor cum director. Before making his debut as a director in Malayalam cinema, he was associated with making short films. Rojin has directed as many as eight short films in his career and they had been made from 2007 to 2012. Rojin helmed the world of small cinema (short film) as an editor, director, and writer. His few short films names are - 'Book of Secrets' (2007), 'Onnu Pottichalol' (2009) , 'Online' (2010), 'Xmas Call for You' (2010), 'Foot Again'(2011) ,’ Intention' (2011), 'Candle Light' (2011) & 'One Rupee Up' (2012) . The director made his debut with 'Philips and the Monkey Pen' which was a children’s film. He had directed this film along with
. In this movie, he portrayed the child character that speaks of adventures of the young boy with a magic pen.
It was a fictional character that people had seen in Malayalam cinema. The film received rave reviews and the child actor, Sarnoop Santhosh even won the best child actor award in Kerala State film awards. The film released in 2013 and had run in theatres over 111 days. Sanoop Santhosh, Jayasurya,
are cast in this film as lead characters. 'Jo and the Boy' was another project which Rojin Thomas has handled in his career. Rojin Thomas wrote the script of the film.
composed the music. After the success of his first movie with child Master Sanoop Santhosh, he again had cast him in the second project 'Jo and the Boy'. The film had actress
who played the character of Jo. She had a dream to become a good animator and create an animation character to share with fans.
Based on her personality (screen character) Jo and the child actor Master SanoopSanthosh, the film got its title. He is an expert in making films for children. He loves making movies with children as they do not have an ego. He never underestimates the child’s intelligence. He got support from his parents, family, and friends. He wants to make films with fresh faces. He has a limited budget always. While making the movie, he felt that he got support from all singers like Haricharana, Sanoop Santhosh,
, Kavya Ajith, etc. His script has a lot of novelty and there are not many promotional activities in Malayalam cinema. He feels promotional activities are a must for Mollywood too. He says that he had an excellent satisfaction in two of the directorial ventures that he directed so much.