Sonejuhi Sinha
Sonejuhi headshot for tribeca

Sonejuhi grew up in Northern India until the age of thirteen. After a short stint at a British boarding school in the Himalayas, Sonejuhi packed her bags to join her parents in New York City. Sonejuhi got her start in the industry working as a commercial film editor. Sonejuhi’s directing career began with a narrative short film, Love Comes Later, which was one of ten short films accepted to the 2015 Cannes Film Festival. Sonejuhi was one of five 5 directors from all over the world chosen to do 5 films on child abuse. Sonejuhi wrote and directed Miles of Sand, a film that garnered attention around the world. Sonejuhi was selected for the prestigious Shoot New Director’s Showcase in New York and participated in Tribeca Film Institute’s prestigious Through Her Lens program where she was mentored by Dee Rees, Catherine Hardwicke, Rashida Jones among others. She also received a development grant from Tribeca Film Institute to further develop her narrative project The Quarry. She is the recipient of the Jerome Foundation development grant for her feature Stray Dolls, on which she is currently in post production. Stray Dolls is a Crime / Drama starring Cynthia Nixon, Rob Aramayo, Olivia Dejonge and Geetanjali Thapa. Stray Dolls is listed in Filmmaker Magazine’s most anticipated films of 2019. Sonejuhi’s work has been featured in Filmmaker Magazine, Huffington Post, Indiewire, Hollywood Reporter, New York Times, Variety, Bright Ideas Magazine and NOWNESS to name a few.