Our Vision

Mettle signifies Resilience and Grit of the human spirit. Mettle films gets to the heart of what matters in a powerful, yet gentle way. We strive to bring you stories of miracles often taken for granted as “ordinary lives.” We hope these stories touch your hearts, stir your emotions and transport you to renewed spaces.

Our Mantra

Care Connect & Change through cinema because stories have the power to ignite the flame of hope and transform our world.


The Filmmaker’s Journey

Sangita Iyer is a multi-talented personality. Besides being a wife and a mother, she is an Indo-Canadian filmmaker, holds a Masters Degree in Psychology and is a certified Positive Psychology Educator. She provides transformational teacher training and train the trainer programs to schools, universities and organizations with a vision of helping individuals and communities thrive by applying scientific principles, strategies and tools of psychological Well-Being. She is a certified Adult Educator and has been an Instructional Designer & a Learning & Development Expert in the corporate world for more than a decade. She is also a certified Feng Shui Consultant, a Board Member for Basis Education Foundation and has a certificate from the Documentary Filmmaking Institute in Canada. A filmmaker for a cause, she says “METTLE FILMS was born with a vision of telling simple, yet thought-provoking, insightful & inspirational stories about people, places and events that have social relevance”.

Sangita has been a national field hockey player and continues to be an ardent sports fan. Those who know her say that she possesses an incredible sense of humour, is a fantastic cook & a chai addict. Besides being a movie buff, an avid reader, and an animal lover, she has recently commenced vocal training in Indian classical music. She rocks an attitude of gratitude and credits the unconditional love & support of her Family & Framily (her friends who have become family), for where she is today.

She says, “ I fortuitously realized my calling & purpose in life while facing some very unexpected painful circumstances. I choose to be a go-giver (instead of a go-getter), by making a difference through my work, in whatever capacity I can. My hope is to combine my life lessons & work philosophy with my unique skillset to make meaningful cinema”.

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