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 film editor. She edited several commercials for high profile campaigns such as Keep a Child Alive and Stand Your Ground, which garnered recognition from ADcritic, Creativity, and Huffington Post and won Gold Lions at Cannes. Sonejuhi has worked alongside acclaimed directors such as Harmony Korine and Spike Jonze. She produced and edited THESE BIRDS WALK and HOMEGOINGS, two award-winning documentary feature films that made the festival rounds at SXSW, Nashville, MOMA, Abu Dhabi, to name a few. Sonejuhi’s directing career began with a narrative short film, LOVE COMES LATER, which premiered at the 2015 Cannes Film Festival. Sonejuhi was selected for Shoot’s 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 and Catherine Hardwicke. She is the recipient of the Jerome Foundation development grant for her feature debut - STRAY DOLLS, a Crime Thriller / Drama starring Cynthia Nixon, Rob Aramayo, Olivia Dejonge and Geetanjali Thapa, which recently premiered at the TRIBECA FILM FESTIVAL, winning a SPECIAL JURY MENTION FOR LEAD PERFORMANCE and won TFI’S IWC award.