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Keeping the Max alive – or what my first Max meant to me

I wrote down a rush of thoughts on my way home from my first Adobe Max conference. I planned to add pictures before posting but then life got in the way – homework, haircuts, snotty noses and shots. BUT the creative voice shall prevail. Indie nari was there and Indie Nari will share. For those […]

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I just co-wrote a Bollywood Screenplay!

For the past few months, I’ve been co-writing a screenplay with an old friend from college, author Varsha Dixit. Together we adapted her Bestseller ‘Right Fit Wrong Shoe’ into a screenplay for a Blockbuster Hindi love story a la ‘Kuch Kuch Hota Hai’. Think Bollywood Rom-Com, with tons of humor, sass and family drama. We are actively […]

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Premiere Pro World Conference 2014

Over the past weekend I was lucky to attend the Adobe Premiere Pro World Conference in San Jose, presented by Future Media Concepts and Adobe. The only reason I was able to go was because I won a free spot in the ‘Re-tweet’ sweepstakes and stayed with a friend! While Indie Nari is still primarily a […]

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Stealing Time

Summer break is upon us. I haven’t signed the kids up for summer camp..surely, this a sign of insanity. I had rose tinted images of us running around in parks together, building sand castles, and visiting art museums – connecting in a way that school days don’t allow.   The reality is far from that. I am driving them around from […]

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Being ‘indie’ is hard

Indie is a cool word for independent or let’s be honest and say ‘alone’. Feeling kind of alone as I try to troubleshoot technical issues with my website and my videos. I think about how it would be if I was rolling in money and could hire consultants to help with my website, or designers […]

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Creativity in the midst of Mothering

Been having major guilt about not posting more. There are so many ideas floating around in my head..too many ideas, too little time.. I am done with the edit of my video interview with Nagraj Manjule the Director of Fandry. I am excited about it, Nagraj is a an unaffected, honest, authentic human being who is an excellent […]

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IFFLA 2014 – A diverse cinematic feast for the spirit!

I was very fortunate to attend the Indian Film Festival in LA between April 8th and April 13th. I came away feeling truly inspired. On my first day there, I had the bright idea of shooting video of my experience, with my iPhone. I walked around with my iPhone on a monopod. It was fun, […]

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