Education

Master of Fine Arts, Filmmaking New York Film Academy Los Angeles, CA 2014

Bachelor of Arts, Film & Screen Studies Pace University New York, NY 2012

ISC Commerce The Cathedral and John Connon School Mumbai, India 2009

Certificate of Completion, Reach Cambridge English Literature & Performing Arts University of Cambridge Cambridge, UK 2008


Writer - Film

Biker Gang (prod. H.K. Studios) Mumbai, 2019 — In Production


Writer - Television

The Great Indian Home Makeover Season 1, Mumbai, 2016 — NDTV Goodtimes

Making The Cut Season 2, Mumbai, 2010 — MTV India

Maybe It's Me Season 1, Mumbai, 2010 — MTV India

The Pitch Season 1, Mumbai, 2010 — Business Television India


Author

Scratch (Sci-Fi story, part of Third Eye collection) Mumbai, 2019 — Graphic India


Film Editor

Milk Money (dir. Nicci Thompson) Los Angeles, 2014 — Official Selection, Aberdeen Film Festival, Scotland


Cinematographer

Switching Channels (dir. Gabi Zogall) Los Angeles, 2013 — Official Selection, One Minute Film Festival, Switzerland


Entertainment Journalist

Freelance Journalist, Film Critic The Juggernaut 2019-present

Freelance, Rottentomatoes-approved Top Critic The Village Voice 2017-2018

Freelance New York Magazine, Observer, Polygon, Firstpost, Mashable, Chicago Reader, IGN 2017-Present

Senior Contributor, Rottentomatoes-approved Film Critic Birth.Movies.Death. 2015-2018

Editor, Senior Film Critic The Cinemachina 2015

Editor, Critic, Social Media Manager Multiverse or Something 2014-2015

Editor, Critic, Social Media Manager The Movie Bloggers 2013-2014


Production Manager/2nd Unit Director

Heal With Lara (dir. Lara Dutta) Mumbai, 2010


Assistant Director

Repentance (dir. Xi Yang) Los Angeles, 2013

Meeting Mr. Ryan (dir. Oxana Yatsenko) Los Angeles, 2013


Script Supervisor

Love.Secured. (dir. Nigina Niyazmatova) Los Angeles, 2014

In Sickness and in Health (dir. Oxana Yatsenko) Los Angeles, 2013


Film Festivals

Competition Jury HP 48 Hours New Zealand 2017

Festival Program Fantastic Fest Austin, TX 2017

Bumper Short Film Jury Fantastic Fest Austin, TX 2015, 2017


Intern, Script Treatments

Super Terracotta Warriors (prod. Shanghai Film Group) New York, 2014-2015 — Baboon Animation

Angry Birds Toons (prod. Rovio) New York, 2014-2015 — Baboon Animation

Sylvester and Tweety (prod. Warner Bros.) New York, 2014-2015 — Baboon Animation


Actor, Stage

Our Town (Thornton Wilder) as Simon Stimson, New York, 2011 — Studio 501

There are shapes on the ceiling fan that look like bats (B. Walker Samson) as Creature, New York, 2010 — Pace Directing Festival

Julius Caesar (William Shakespeare) as Brutus, Mumbai, 2008 Shakespeare at the Cathedral

IMPS as improvisational actor ,Mumbai, 2007-2008 — Balancing Act Productions



Teaching Experience

Guest Speaker, FSS 204:16mm Film Production Pace University New York 2013

Teaching Assistant, FSS 296: Film Auteurs of NYC Pace University New York 2012

Improvisation Instructor IMPS Mumbai 2008-2009