Zia Mandviwalla

Production Company: FINCH
Website: Website

Born in India, brought up in the Middle East and currently residing in New Zealand, Zia Mandviwalla is an Auckland based writer-director.  Her campaigns bring together delicately crafted narratives, artful visual storytelling and deeply human characters. Her short films have screened all over the world including main competition at Cannes, Sundance and New York International Film festivals, to name a few.

She has received a host of awards for her writing and directing, and in 2009, Zia was named The New Zealand Screen Production & Development Association’s New Filmmaker of the Year.