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.
Check out our video of last year’s Big Screen Symposium. The Big Screen Symposium 2015 is taking place on October... Read more
August 18, 2015 - August 19, 2015
Leslee Udwin speaks about the journey of INDIA'S DAUGHTER as a foray into documentary direction, within the context of her much broader creative career including producing EAST IS EAST.... Read more
Script to Screen and the NZ Writers’ Guild joined together to present an afternoon with Academy-award winning screenwriter David Seidler (The King’s Speech). ... Read more
The New Zealand Film Festival and Script to Screen present a conversation with the filmmakers of the enhanced and restored New Zealand classic, Utu Redux.... Read more