Executive Producer, Writer
Rashmi is a passionate filmmaker who creates impactful short films to inspire social change. She self-funded her award-winning SAG film Unborn, shedding light on female feticide, now streaming on Amazon Prime. She managed to assemble a production team, secure locations without cost, and get the help of her friends and family.
Designed By Preeti addresses domestic violence and empowers survivors. She’s actively raising funds for this project and has once again been able to secure most of the locations for free. Many of her friends and family members have also joined in to support her cause.
In summary, Rashmi is a dedicated filmmaker using her talent to address critical social issues and create change. Rashmi’s determination and dedication to meaningful storytelling make her a force for good in the film industry.
Gayatri Everitt Bajpai is a filmmaker based in Vancouver and Los Angeles. She earned her MFA in film production at UCLA where she won Director’s Spotlight Awards for two of her short films and produced a documentary about Francis Ford Coppola’s live cinema project Distant Vision. For her thesis film, she directed part of an anthology feature executive produced by Jame Franco. Gayatri and her co-director Nirav Bhakta won HBO’s 2019 APA Visionaries with their short film Halwa which has garnered awards at Festivals around the world.
Robert Campbell is a writer/producer based in Los Angeles. He is a native-born Californian raised in San Jose and has a B.A. in Creative Writing from San Francisco State University. A U.S. Navy veteran, he served as an Intelligence Specialist on the USS Independence (CV-62).
He is the creator of the YouTube sketch channel Tales from Apartment 8 and the short films, Solitude and Original. A few projects he’s helped produce include the indie films Paper Dragons, Free Lunch Express, and Boy Friends, and the TV series The Potwins and Comedy Trainwreck.
His production company, Das Produktion Machine (co-founded with Sam Brittan), had its first feature, Tearsucker, picked up for distribution by Freestyle Digital Media and will have its world premiere at the Chattanooga Film Festival (Named “One Of The 25 Coolest Film Festivals In The World”) in 2023.
Farida Rafique is an Impact Producer and Storyteller. She spent her early years in television development and as a horror film screenplay reader. She graduated from California State University with a Bachelor of Arts in Media Management.
She has produced social impact videos and art installations, Micro-documentaries for Human Rights Initiative, and co-produced a documentary on the Family Separation Crisis on the Border of Texas and Mexico. She developed and directed a short film, “Ojo” about a son leaving his family’s hidden history of white supremacy and confronting his old demons after his mother’s death.
She has served on the Board of a Community Arts Organization and is an active member of the United Nations Association Human Rights Organization. She participated in the Film North’s Socially Conscious Filmmaking Lab (’20) and Women in Media’s Camaraderie Accelerator (’21).
Currently, she is producing impact campaigns in narrative films with intrepid Female Writers/Directors.
Wendy’s screenwriting journey took flight after her fascination with the OC Roller Girls inspired her to write the feature Derby Queen which placed her as a finalist in Launch Pad and Screencraft Comedy Feature Competitions and was recently optioned by Iris Indie. Her specialty is feature-length dramedies and pilots that feature comically flawed protagonists with a heart. Wendy is an LA Emmy award-winning producer and a finalist in Page International Screenwriting Competition, BlueCat, and Screencraft Family Friendly Screenwriting Competition.