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Best Director Nomination
Richa was nominated for Best Short Film by a Woman Director at the 2019 Elba Film Festival, Italy for her film Taaza Khoon (Fresh Blood)
2010 Visible Poetry Project Panel
Richa will serve as a panelist, alongside three other award-winning filmmakers, for 2020 Visible Poetry Project’s filmmaking selections
Museum of Modern Art + Nitehawk Cinema
Richa was part of a special celebration event sponsored by MOMA, Nitehawk Cinema and Future of Film is Female to honor the 8 recipients of the FOFIF award
Richa was interviewed for a podcast by New York Women in Film & Television’s “Women Crush Wednesday” series where she talked about her journey as a filmmaker and her latest film The Seal
Juno Women’s Leadership Residency Program
Richa’s current feature screenplay got accepted into the prestigious women’s leadership residency program at the Omega Institute in Rhinebeck, NY
“Write By The Beach” Writing Retreat!
Richa’s current feature screenplay got accepted into the competitive retreat for women screenwriters at the 2019 Lighthouse International Film Festival
Drop Forge & Tool Artist Residency
Richa’s current feature screenplay got accepted into a creative writing residency program in beautiful Hudson, NY.
Radio Free Brooklyn Podcast
Richa was interviewed for Radio Free Brooklyn’s Truth to Power podcast series by Vijay Nathan and Jessica Hinds on the topic “personal is political” and what that means for artists. Episode 62: The Seal of Truth.
Poetry film sponsored by 2019 Visible Poetry Project
Richa was selected by Visible Poetry Project to direct a visual interpretation of an original poem into a short narrative film. The poem Indian-American, written by Saipriya Valoth, was featured on Visible Poetry Project in celebration of National Poetry Month.
2019 Future of Film is Female Grant!
Richa’s latest short film The Seal won the 2019 Future of Film is Female grant. As part of this grant, Richa partnered with Heard City, a premiere audio post-production facility, to complete sound mix for the film.
Works By Women
Richa was interviewed by Works By Women about her filmmaking journey and upcoming projects
HollyShorts Film Festival
Richa’s script The Seal qualified as a SEMI-FINALIST in Academy Award-qualifying HollyShorts Film Festival
Shore Scripts’ Directors Roster
Richa was selected as 1 of 25 film & TV directors from around the world on Shore Scripts’ Directors Roster alongside award-winning judges and industry roster
Shore Scripts Short Film Fund
Richa’s script The Seal qualified as a FINALIST in the 2018 Shore Scripts Short Film Fund
2018 Nashville Film Festival
Richa was one of 10 filmmakers selected for Academy Award-qualifying Nashville Film Festival’s Pitch program where she pitched her next short film The Seal to a panel of industry experts
Pink Among Men
Richa was a featured guest on the podcast Pink Among Men discussing her journey as a filmmaker and the inspiration behind making Taaza Khoon (Fresh Blood)
Richa’s film Taaza Khoon (Fresh Blood) was showcased in Film Local publication
2018 Queens World Film Festival
Richa was honored with the EMERGING FILMMAKER award at the 2018 Queens World Film Festival
Urban Asian Magazine
Richa was profiled in Urban Asian magazine as an emerging filmmaker
2 Brown Sheep Podcast
Richa was a featured guest on the podcast 2 Brown Sheep highlighting her journey from Statistics to Filmmaking
ScreenCraft 2017 Short Film Fund
Richa was a Semi-Finalist in the 2017 ScreenCraft Short Film Fund!
Taaza Khoon (Fresh Blood) is currently on the film festival circuit with 27 festivals and 7 awards attached, and more coming soon!
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