Meera Menon

Meera Menon is a writer, director, and editor. In 2013, her feature directorial debut, Farah Goes Bang, premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival; as the film's co-writer/director, Meera was awarded the inaugural Nora Ephron Prize for a groundbreaking woman filmmaker by Tribeca and Vogue. The film also won the best narrative feature award at CAAMFest, the Philadelphia Asian American Film Festival, the Austin Asian American Film Festival, and best actress at the Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival. That year, Meera was also showcased as one of Glamour Magazine's "35 women under 35 running Hollywood." More recently, she was selected to be a fellow at 20th Century Fox's Global Directors Initiative. Her second feature, Broad Street Pictures female driven Wall Street drama Equity, starring Anna Gunn and James Purefoy, premiered at the 2016 Sundance Film Festival and was acquired by Sony Pictures Classics. She received her BA in English and Art History from Columbia University, and her MFA from USC's School of Cinematic Arts.