SHILPA KUNNAPPILLIL - DIRECTOR
Shilpa Kunnappillil is an Indian-American filmmaker based in New York. She is currently a senior at NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts, where she is concentrating in documentary filmmaking and editing. She has directed and edited 6 short documentaries and worked on the crews of numerous narrative and documentary films, gaining experience in all aspects of professional filmmaking. She has also interned for a number of documentary production companies, assisting Oscar and Emmy winning filmmakers. She currently works as a documentary assistant editor and develops her own projects in her spare time. Through her films, she hopes to tell female-driven stories, drawing from her and her family's experiences living in India.
SABEEN SHALWANI - PRODUCER
Sabeen Shalwani is a Pakistani-American filmmaker & artist based in NYC. She has directed, produced, and edited multiple documentary shorts at NYU. In 2017, she worked as a post-production assistant and archivist on a documentary feature, Larger Than Life: A Kevyn Aucoin Story (DOC NYC, HIFF). She works as post-production intern at Matador Content, where she helps edit unscripted television. She will graduate from NYU Tisch Film and TV in May 2019.
YASMIN GORENBERG - CINEMATOGRAPHER
Yasmin Gorenberg is an Israeli cinematographer who currently resides in New York. She has shot documentaries, experimental and narrative short films. Having grown up in a conflict area, she chooses to explore stories about trauma and tension with her camerawork.