Apr 13, 2019
Breaking in Brown: A Panel Discussion

We are excited for this partnership with IFFLA 2019, the premier showcase of groundbreaking Indian Cinema that runs April 11-14 at the Regal LA Live.

In an age of changing distribution models, and the most exciting talent in the entertainment industry migrating to work on episodic content, this panel will highlight the work of successful South Asian actors, directors, writers and producers working in the television space. Our panelists will be encouraged to share their personal stories of starting out and growing in the industry, and how their South Asian identity has presented unique opportunities and challenges along their career path. They will share their experience and advice on the industry with an eager audience of aspiring young professionals looking for role models for their own careers.

Moderated by: Priya Giri Desai, India Center Foundation

Panelists include:

Kiran Deol (actor – Sunnyside)
Nik Dodani (actor – Murphy Brown, Atypical)
Meera Menon (director – The Walking Dead, GLOW, The Magicians)
Fawzia Mirza (actor, writer – The Red Line)
Chitra Sampath (writer – Good Behavior, Southland)
Roshan Sethi (writer & co-creator – The Resident)
Dhruv Uday Singh (actor – Good Trouble, Pandas of New York)

Co-sponsored by SAG AFTRA
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