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Accolades

June 22 2019
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

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June 3 2019
“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

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May 15 2019
Drop Forge & Tool Artist Residency

Richa’s current feature screenplay got accepted into a creative writing residency program in beautiful Hudson, NY.

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April 27 2019
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.

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March 11 2019
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.

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August 2018
Works By Women

Richa was interviewed by Works By Women about her filmmaking journey and upcoming projects

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August 2018
HollyShorts Film Festival

Richa’s script “The Seal” qualified as a **SEMI-FINALIST** in Academy Award-qualifying HollyShorts Film Festival

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July 2018
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

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May 2018
Shore Scripts Short Film Fund

Richa’s script “The Seal” qualified as a **FINALIST** in the 2018 Shore Scripts Short Film Fund

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May 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

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May 2018
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)”

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April 2018
Film Local

Richa’s film “Taaza Khoon (Fresh Blood)” was showcased in Film Local publication

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March 2018
Queens World Film Festival

Richa was honored with the **EMERGING FILMMAKER** award at the 2018 Queens World Film Festival

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March 2018
Urban Asian

Richa was profiled in Urban Asian magazine as an emerging filmmaker

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May 2017
2 Brown Sheep

Richa was a featured guest on the podcast 2 Brown Sheep highlighting her journey from Statistics to Filmmaking

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Richa’s script “The Seal” qualified as a **SEMI-FINALIST** in the 2017 Screencraft Spring 2017 Short Film Fund

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Taaza Khoon (Fresh Blood) is currently on the film festival circuit with 27 festivals and 7 awards attached, and more coming soon!