padmini devi narumanchi
Padmini is a writer, filmmaker and teacher. She earned her BA in Film Theory from UC Berkeley and MFA in Film & Television Production from the USC School of Cinematic Arts. She was a NYC Teaching Fellow, and earned her MSEd. in Urban Adolescence Education.
Padmini has taught film in high schools and award-winning afterschool programs. She is currently an Adjunct Professor teaching video production, post-production and screenwriting.
She has 1st Assistant Directed and co-Produced 3 award-winning independent narrative features: Hank & Asha, Dark Mountain and Plato's Reality Machine.
Padmini's short script, Siddhi, was shortlisted for the AFI Directing Workshop for Women. Her tv pilot script, Sisters, was shortlisted through the PGA-East for the Indigenous Media "Made by Women" Incubator.
Padmini is a member of the Producers Guild of America-East (Women’s Impact Network, Diversity Committee & PGA Green) and co-Chair of the USC Women of Cinematic Arts East (WCA-East) alumni group.
She lives in Brooklyn with her puppy, Gia.