Resume

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Freelance Producer, Director, and Editor, Nov. 09 – Current

▪ Clients include OnGreen, UCLA, YouSendIt.com, Embassy Suites
▪ Pieces have been broadcast nationally and internationally, including on KOCE-TV, KSCI-18 LA, and Current TV

WORK EXPERIENCE

Producer, THE IW GROUP, April – October 2013

▪ Helped conduct casting sessions for advertisements targeted at the Indian-American audience
▪Consulted on-set consultant to ensure cultural accuracy
▪Worked with editors for final edit and delivery of product

Line Producer, LIFE TRACKER (feature film), 2012

▪ Responsible for research, all paperwork, staffing, and all shoot logistics, including locations, catering/craft service, and transportation

Producer, Director, Writer and Editor, TROUBLEMAKER (feature film), 2010

▪ Feature film shot in March 2010, completed in September 2010, to be released 2012, shot on RED, edited on Final Cut Pro

Field Producer, Director, Editor, THE MY HERO PROJECT, June 01 – Aug. 10

▪ Story produced and edited web-streaming documentary short programs
▪ Coordinated field shoots, including in Egypt, China, and Kenya
▪ Primary shooter on over twenty web pieces (HD and SD formats)
▪ Segment producer for The MY HERO Report, broadcast nationally on KOCE TV

Field Producer, Segment Producer, Editor, SHOWBIZ INDIA TELEVISION, March 03 – June 07

▪ Story produced and field coordinated interviews and follow-style shoots, each broadcast nationally on KCET and other public television stations
▪ Developed, wrote, produced, directed and edited segments for each weekly television broadcast

EDUCATION

University of California, Los Angeles, Master of Fine Arts, Production, 2007
University of California, Irvine, Bachelor of Arts, English, 2001

HONORS

Top 10% for Nicholls Fellowship, 2014
Film Independent Project Involve Fellow, 2013-2014
Finalist for the ABC Disney Directing Program, 2012
Semi-Finalist for the ABC Disney Writing Program, 2011
Finalist for Sundance Screenwriting Lab, 2011

Winner, AMPAS College Television Awards, Comedy Production, 2004
Recipient of the Jack Nicholson Distinguished Director Award
Recipient of the Coppel Screenwriting Award

SKILLS

Advanced proficiency in Final Cut Pro
Advanced proficiency in compression and streaming for web
Proficient in Avid, Flash, Dreamweaver, Photoshop Word, Excel, PowerPoint