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Director Hemal Trivedi

Hemal is a Mumbai and NYC based filmmaker/editor. Her work has won one Oscar, three Emmys and seven Emmy nominations, a nomination for MTV Movie Awards, nominations for Independent Spirits Awards and Cinema Eye Award.  She has won over 30 other prestigious awards and honors. Her work has been showcased in film festivals including Sundance, Tribeca, IDFA, Full Frame and AFI and venues including the United Nations and US Department of State.  Her work has been broadcast on Netflix, HBO, PBS (Frontline and Independent Lens), YouTube Red, Channel 4 and several other broadcast venues.  She has served as a speaker, panelist and judge for TEDx, Independent Film Week, the Emmys and other prestigious awarding bodies.  

Her key credits include This is Everything: Gigi Gorgeous (Editor, YouTube Red original); My Big Fat Bollywood Wedding (Producer/Director/Editor); Among the Believers (Producer/Director/Editor, PBS and Netflix); Outlawed in Pakistan (Editor, Emmy 2014, two Emmy nominations, PBS Frontline, Sundance); Saving Face (Editor, HBO/Channel 4); Shabeena’s Quest (Director/Editor, Witness, Al Jazeera); Flying on One Engine (Editor, SXSW, IDFA); Laughter (Editor, BBC); When the Drum is Beating (Editor, ITVS); and Beyond Mumbai (Director/Camera/Editor, OWN,). She has produced and edited over 50 award-winning shorts for Odyssey Networks.