Vinod Sukumaran holds a Master's diploma in Film Making with the specialisation in Film Editing from Film and Television Institute of India (FTII), Pune. Initially he has studied Theatre Arts from School of Drama, Calicut University, Kerala State. He has worked in Theatre for many years as Director, Stage designer (Scenic designer), Costume designer. Make-up artist and Actor etc. His major works are involved with well known Theatre personalities like Kavalam Narayana Panicker)(play-Mathavilasam), B.V. Karanth (play-Panja Ratram) , Alakananda Samarth (play-Coriolanus), S. Ramanujam (play-Samatuavadi) etc. Also he has worked with different local theatre groups and later joined in FTII.