Terrie Samundra

Still from film Ice Cream Wallah. Premiered at the Guanajuato Film Festival 2014

Still from film Ice Cream Wallah. Premiered at the Guanajuato Film Festival 2014

Terrie Samundra is a Writer-Director who is currently set to direct her debut feature in the Spring of 2019, the Netflix Original film KAALI KHUHI (The Black Well). She is the Writer-Director of ICE CREAM WALLAH, KUNJO and A SHORT TALE OF XUAN, and has worked as a commercial director on a national campaign for Planned Parenthood. Her films have screened internationally, garnering many accolades. Samundra is a Sundance Institute Screenwriter's Lab alumna and a SFFILM/Kenneth Rainin Screenwriting fellow. She has written extensively with her creative partner David Walter Lech on the screenplays KAALI KHUHI (The Black Well), WESTERN INTERIOR SEAWAY, BETAMAX (2013 Sundance Writer’s Lab) and TOWN BLOODY HALL (adapted from the documentary by D.A. Pennebaker and Chris Hegedus). They have two episodic pilots, THE BLOOD BELOW (2018 Fox Screenwriter's Lab Finalist) and THE BALLAD OF POOJA (currently attached to Pilgrim Media, A Lionsgate Co). Her 2018 SFFILM awarded screenplay, ME, MY MOM, & SHARMILA, is a collaboration with Actor-Creator Fawzia Mirza. Terrie is a National Geographic Grant recipient, a Princess Grace Award recipient, and an active member of the Writer’s Guild of America. She is the daughter of Punjabi author and poet, Shashi 

www.terriesamundra.com

Eva Weber

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Documentary Short. 2011. An impressionistic and haunting portrait of reindeer herding in the twilight expanses of the Lappish wilderness. Commissioned by NOWNESS. Premiered at LA Film Fest 2012. Festival screenings include Sundance, Sundance London, Telluride, Camden, San Francisco, True/False, BFI London, Sheffield Doc/Fest, AFI Fest.

A London-based, German director working in documentary and fiction, Eva Weber has found acclaim with films like the 27-minute documentary THE SOLITARY LIFE OF CRANES (“one of the most absorbing documentaries of the year” – The Observer), the mid-length film BLACK OUT (“An eye-opening doc…moves seamlessly between the straightforward and the poetic” – The Hollywood Reporter), and the fiction short FIELD STUDY (nominated for the European Film Awards). Eva’s multi-award-winning films have screened at 50+ festivals, including Sundance, Telluride, SXSW, HotDocs, BFI London True/False, Sheffield, IDFA, Frameline, and New Fest. They have also been exhibited at MoMA, the Moscow Biennale of Contemporary Art, and other gallery spaces, and broadcast on national and international television (Channel 4, PBS, SBS, YLE, Arte, amongst others). Eva is the recipient of a Sundance Institute Mahindra Global Filmmaking Award; and a Sundance Screenwriter, Director, and Composer & Sound Design Lab Fellow.

www.oddgirlout.co.uk