US: New York
Screenwriter, Director, Producer
Richa is an award-winning NYC-based filmmaker. Films were not a big part of Richa’s childhood growing up in India, but it wasn’t until pursuing a statistics graduate degree in the U.S that she discovered independent and foreign cinema and fell in love with the medium. Her first short film, TAAZA KHOON (FRESH BLOOD), screened at Nashville Film Festival, winning 8 awards across 28 film festivals and is available on Amazon Prime and Shorts TV India. Her latest short film THE SEAL won the 2019 Future of Film is Female grant and is currently enjoying a successful run on the festival circuit. She has also directed and acted in short films and Off Broadway plays. She is currently developing a TV series about data science, astrology and dreams.
Richa’s scripts have placed in Oscars-qualifying festivals and competitive screenwriting labs such as HollyShorts, Nashville, Stowe Narrative Lab, ScreenCraft, and Shore Scripts. She is a strong proponent for increasing diversity in storytelling and serves as the Vice President of Development for NYC Women Filmmakers, a non-profit organization dedicated to supporting women in film. A storyteller at heart, she enjoys stories of courage.
2020 Nashville Film Festival Screenplay Competition: Best TV Drama Pilot; 2019 Future Of Film Is Female Grant Winner; 2018 Queens World Film Festival Emerging Filmmaker Award; 2017 World Music Independent Film Festival Best First Time Director
English, Hindi, Urdu
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