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2006

Vinay Shukla

Vinay Shukla

Vinay Shukla has been an active scriptwriter and director of Hindi films over the last three decades. His films have had the distinction of not only succeeding at the box office but also garnering critical acclaim and prestigious awards. His most well known film, Godmother – clearly established him as a craftsman capable of combining Read More

Steve Cohen (Late)

Steve Cohen

The late Steve Cohen was born in Metropolis, Illinois and grew up in Rochester, New York. After high School, he moved to New York City to study English and history at Columbia University, and later returned to Columbia to earn an MFA in film as well. He moved to Los Angeles just in time for Read More

Sabrina Dhawan

Sabrina Dhawan

Sabrina Dhawan’s first produced screenplay Monsoon Wedding was awarded the ‘Leon D’Oro’ at the Venice Film Festival in 2001.Moonsoon Wedding was also nominated for a Golden Globe and BAFTA for Best Film in a foreign language. She adapted the short story cosmopolitan, starring Roshan Seth, Crol Kane and Madhur Jaffery as a film for PBS Read More

Misan Sagay

Misan Sagay

Misan is a Nigerian. She qualified as a Doctor then took up screenwriting in addition to her medical career, the film of her first screenplay ‘The Secret Laughter of Women’ premiered at the London Film Festival in 1998. She has since adapted Zora Neale Hurston’s “Their Eyes Were Watching God” for Oprah Winfrey’s Harpo film. Read More

Maria Essen

Maria Essen

Maria made her directorial feature film debut with the romantic comedy Double shift (2005). The film opened the Gothenburg International Film Festival and it has screened at numerous film festivals around the world. The film won the special Jury Award for Best comedy feature at the world fest Houston. Maria graduated with Honors from the Read More

Anjum Rajabali

Anjum Rajabali

Anjum Rajabali (56) wrote his first film “Drohkaal” in 1992, in collaboration with director Govind Nihalani. Subsequently, five more films written by him have been released, including “Ghulam” (The Slave) and “The Legend of Bhagat Singh”. Along the way, he also headed the Information Research Department at Business India magazine, was the commissioning Editor of Read More

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