Projects in Development

The Prince of Hyde Park

One-hour Limited Drama Series

When Chicago high-school basketball sensation Ezra Jones II mysteriously disappears during the winter of 1994, the resulting investigation and unrelenting media scrutiny sweep his friends and family into a vortex of emotional upheaval that changes their community forever.

Selected: 2017 Sundance Episodic Lab, 2018 New York Stage & Film Filmmaker Workshop. Finalist: 2018 Tisch Other Showcase. Semifinalist: 2017 Made in NY Writers Room.

Waiting for Life

Narrative Feature

A young Indian-American boy growing up in Jackson Heights, Queens begins to see the world in a new way when his charismatic, recently widowed grandmother moves in with the family.

The Kolatkars

One-hour Drama Series

When Aditya, Neha, and their teenage daughter Shalini move from the East Coast to the Midwest, a devastating accident deepens the growing rift in their family and thrusts them unwillingly into the political spotlight.


Narrative Short

In this exploration of South Asian-American identity, a young Uber driver becomes a different person for each of his passengers.


Selected Directorial Credits

The Alternative

2017. 19 min. Narrative.

Valentina Moreno, a single mother who works as a housekeeper for a wealthy Manhattan family, takes decisive action when something from her past threatens to ruin her personal and professional relationships.

Winner: Audience Award, 2017 National Film Festival for Talented Youth Presents: The Tony Beat

2016. 50 min. Documentary Series.

In this seven-episode docuseries, we follow the editors of as they navigate the whirlwind of press junkets, galas, and other events in the race to the 2016 Tony Awards. Featuring frequent appearances by stars like Lin-Manuel Miranda, Lupita Nyong’o, and Jessica Lange.

Breathe In Breathe Out

2015. 5 min. Narrative.

A girl finds herself caught between two worlds. Short narrative filmed on location in Paris, France.

Official Selection: 2017 Wisconsin Film Festival; 2016 National Film Festival for Talented Youth; 2016 Festival de Cannes Short Film Corner. Winner: 2017 Sundance Ignite “What’s Next?” Challenge; Niklas Kalborg Production Award, 2015 New Visions & Voices Festival.

AARP: “Three, Four, Five”

2015. 30 sec. Spec Commercial.

Spec for the AARP’s Caregiver Assistance campaign.

Finding Silicon Alley

2015. 10 min. Documentary.

Short documentary exploring the tech scene in New York City and how it differs from its counterpart in Silicon Valley. Featuring an interview with Squarespace founder and CEO Anthony Casalena.

JMM Class of 2013

2013. 5 min. Music Video.

Annual video highlighting the graduating class of Madison Memorial High School in Madison, WI. Played on the jumbotron at Madison’s Kohl Center.

Winner: Special Achievement Award, 2013 JMM Film Fest.

In a Special Place

2013. 12 min. Narrative.

A man has a chance encounter with someone from his past at the worst possible time. Part of admitted applications to NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts and USC’s School of Cinematic Arts.

Winner: Best Director, 2013 All-American High School Film Festival; Winner: Best Narrative, 2013 JMM Film Festival.


Other Credits

“Hungry” by Gia Woods

2019. 2 min. Music Video. Sony Music.

Assistant Director on music video directed by Daddy.

First Match

2018. 102 min. Narrative. Netflix.

Casting intern on feature film written and directed by Olivia Newman.

World Premiere: 2018 SXSW Film Festival.