Shuchi Kothari is a screenwriter, producer, and academic. Both her co-written feature films Firaaq and Apron Strings premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival in September 2008. Her films have screened at festivals as diverse as Telluride, Venice, Cannes, and Pusan.
Shuchi has also produced and executive produced award- winning short films including Six Dollar Fifty Man which was shortlisted for an Academy Award in 2010.
She is the director of the Screen Production Programme in the Department of Film, Television and Media Studies at University of Auckland in New Zealand where she teaches screenplay writing.
Following on from a successful inaugural year, we are delighted to call for applications for FilmUp Script Development, a dynamic multi-faceted programme that significantly up-skills producers and script editors who want to hone their skills in story development.... Read more
March 31, 2015
Last month saw the kick-off of our first South Shorts Mentorship Programme, where the talented up-and-coming writers came together to... Read more
August 3, 2016
Gyula Gazdag and Joan Tewkesbury will mentor at this year's Story Camp. Apply now! Applications close Monday 29th August.... Read more
July 13, 2015 - August 13, 2015, Auckland
Script to Screen and Loading Docs present a special masterclass with Rebecca Howard on strategies for digital content in our ever-changing global landscape. Howard is the General Manager of Video Production at the New York Times.... Read more