Veena Rao is a New York based filmmaker and producer. Some of her clients include the Guggenheim Museum, The New Yorker, Digitas, Click3x, and DraftFCB.
The documentary she co-produced, Art, Architecture and Innovation: Celebrating the Guggenheim Museum, aired on PBS and screened at various international film festivals. Her own short documentaries have aired on Current TV, the Documentary Channel and screened at numerous festivals including Hot Docs Canadian International Film Festival and Big Sky Documentary Film Festival. She is currently working on a documentary following two plus size pageant contestants.
She also screens films for POV and Chicken and Egg Pictures.
Veena holds a BFA in Film and Television from NYU's Tisch School of the Arts and is a member of New York Women in Film and Television (NYWIFT) and The Brooklyn Filmmakers Collective (BFC).