Nausheen Dadabhoy
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Nausheen Dadabhoy, is a director and cinematographer whose work spans fiction and documentary. Her directorial debut, THE GROUND BENEATH THEIR FEET, premiered at IDFA in the first appearance competition, her second feature AN ACT OF WORSHIP premiered in competition at the Tribeca Film Festival and broadcast on POV in 2022. As a cinematographer she has lensed an Oscar nominated live action short film and an Emmy winning feature documentary. Her films have screened at festivals worldwide including Sundance, TIFF, AFI Fest, Locarno and have appeared on Netflix, Amazon, Hulu, HBO and PBS. Nausheen has been a Film Independent Project:Involve Fellow, Berlin Talents participant, Firelight Fellow, Chicken & Egg Eggcelerator Lab Fellow, Soros Equality Fellow and she is currently a Pillars Artist Fellow. She was part of DOCNYC’s inaugural “40 Under 40" which features the talented and diverse voices in documentary filmmaking today. She is also a founding member of the Documentary Cinematographers Alliance. Nausheen is based in NYC, LA and Karachi, Pakistan. She received her MFA in Cinematography from the American Film Institute.