Shalini Kantayya


Director, 7th Empire Media

Filmmaker Shalini Kantayya finished in the top 10 out of 12,000 filmmakers on Fox's ON THE LOT, a Steven Spielberg show in search of Hollywood's next great director. Her sci-fi short, a DROP of LIFE, won Best Short at Palm Beach International and a Crystal Dior Nomination at Tokyo Short Shorts. A Fulbright Scholar, her work has received recognition from the Sundance Documentary Program, Jerome Hill Centennial, NY Women in Film and Television, and Media Action Network for Asian Americans. She is a Sundance Fellow and a TED Fellow, and was a finalist for the ABC | Disney Directing Fellowship.



Wednesday, October 10

Water: The Ripple Effect

Our most precious resource is becoming more valuable by the day. Water affects and is affected by everything: it is the difference between life and... read more
Speakers: Jon Rose, Marcelo Garcia, Shalini Kantayya, Wendy Pabich, Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. , Peter Gleick
Owen Theatre @ Goodman Theatre 170 N. Dearborn Street

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