NISHA GANATRA is a Golden Globe winner and an Emmy nominee for her work as the Director/Producer for Transparent. She is currently in post-production on her film, Covers, for Focus Features starring Dakota Johnson and Tracee Ellis Ross with Working Title producing.
Nisha most recently directed the film Late Night, starring Emma Thompson and Mindy Kaling, which premiered at Sundance, sold to Amazon in a record-breaking deal, and garnered the highest streaming numbers of 2019.
Nisha's acclaimed début feature, Chutney Popcorn with Jill Hennessy and Sakina Jaffrey, won Audience Awards at the Berlin International Film Festival, Newport Film Festival, Outfest Los Angeles and many more. Her sophomore feature, Cosmopolitan, starring Carol Kane and Roshan Seth, premiered at the South by Southwest Film Festival.
On the television side, Nisha directed Liz Sarnoff's pilot, Highland and sold a one-hour drama project to ABC and a half-hour pilot to NBC with Amy Poehler producing. She was the Co-Executive Producer/Director for, Better Things with Pamela Adlon and the Co-Executive Producer/Director for You Me Her. She also created Code Academy for the ITVS/PBS series Futurestates. Nisha has directed episodes of Girls, Dear White People, Future Man, Mr. Robot, Shameless, Married, Brooklyn 9-9, Last Man On Earth, Love, and Black Monday.
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