Senain Kheshgi
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A Peabody-award winning director and producer, Senain is a director of several films, including the three-time Emmy-nominated feature documentary THE DIPLOMAT (ESPN), and the award-winning PROJECT KASHMIR (PBS/Independent Lens). She created, wrote and directed the comedic PBS docuweb series DIVAS OF KARACHI and directed virtual reality films with award-winning production company, Here Be Dragons (formerly Vrse) for Facebook, Johnson & Johnson, Save the Children, and The Annenberg Center for Photography. She recently founded MAJORITY, a 360, artist-led, production company with a roster of all-women directors creating short and long-form content with a focus on commercial and branded work.Her films have premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival, International Documentary Festival Amsterdam (IDFA), The Human Rights Watch Film Festival (NY and London) as well as several other prestigious films festivals around the world. Senain is a three-time Sundance Fellow, a two-time Tribeca All Access Fellow and the recipient of a Rockefeller/Media Arts Fellowship. Her films have received funding from Sundance, Cinereach, Fledgling Fund, ITVS, Hartley Film Foundation, Catapult, CAAM and the Tribeca Institute. She has served on panels and juries at Sundance, Hot Docs, Sheffield Doc/Fest, ITVS, CAAM, Film Independent, Docuweeks, the International Documentary Association and Firelight Filmmakers Labs.Senain is a former member of the Board of Directors of the International Documentary Association.

  • Divas of Karachi