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TAMMY KHAJOTIA

DIRECTOR

Tammy is an award winning British-Indian writer/director.  After attaining a BFA degree in film and television production from NYU, Tammy built a diverse body of work in film including narrative and documentary films, as well as merging the mediums to create a highly successful 5 part educational series on Prevention of Sexual Harassment of women in the workplace.   After a brief stint as a writer in Bollywood under the wing of an A-list director, Tammy found her calling in stories that moved her to lend her creativity to the voices of those who otherwise may not be heard.  Tammy’s work on her fine art wildlife photography series Monochrome Kingdom, and her the research for her short film on wildlife crime Are We There Yet? inspired her to join Vice President Al Gore’s Climate Reality Leadership Corps. Today she is a specialist who even with limits and restrictions can carve out those stories that need to be told, and presents them in a poetic and intellectually provocative manner. She champions the characters, real or fictional, that carry with them her dedication to the film’s take home message.

CARINA CHAVDA

PRODUCER

Carina was born and raised in Mumbai, India . From a very young age she's been fascinated by visual storytelling. She started her career in Mumbai as a Producer where she created sports content for television. She produced ONE IN A BILLION, a reality show to find India's next Formula One Driver that involved shooting across seven cities in India. She moved to Boston to pursue her Masters in Film & Television Production from Boston University. In 2012 she moved to Los Angeles and worked as a video editor and produced 5 award winning short films. She worked as an Associate Producer for I See You, a short film which screened at the 2017 Cannes Film festival, American Pavilion and won Best Film at the 2017 Asian American Film Festival.  In 2017 Carina produced a documentary on Climate Change in the Himalayan Regions and it's impact on the saffron farmers - Saving Saffron.