Maureen Bharoocha

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Maureen Bharoocha a is currently a segment director on Jimmy Kimmel live!  She  is a Los Angeles based writer and director. Maureen directed two features films, 20 shorts  and over 100 commercial and Television segments. She started her career with a short film called Abajee (shot on the streets of Karachi) which premiered at the Santa Barbara festival and also screened at the Palm Springs, and Hampton’s International Film Festivals

Maureen was then commissioned by Sprinkles Cupcakes to create a short film series where she wrote and directed 10 shorts based on their cupcake flavors. Maureen wrote and directed two thrillers that were bought and aired on Lifetime. She is in pre-production on her third feature, an arm wrestling comedy called Golden Arm. Maureen has also created original content for  Comedy Central, College Humor, Funny or Die and The Upright Citizen Brigade theatre. Maureen is half Irish Catholic and half Indian Muslim and because of her  mixed background she enjoys telling stories about complicated characters, specializes in dark comedy and drama and is a master of tone.