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Veena Rao

Veena Rao is a director and producer based in New York City. Her documentaries have aired on Current TV, the Documentary Channel and have screened at festivals such as Hot Docs Canadian International Film Festival and Big Sky Documentary Film Festival. Along with Emily Sheskin she co-directed There She Is, which was featured on sites including Huffington Post, Yahoo!, Jezebel, and Sound on Sight, among others.

She was a co-producer on Art, Architecture and Innovation: Celebrating the Guggenheim Museum, which premiered at the Guggenheim Museum and aired on PBS, and associate producer on Judith Helfand’s Cooked and Yoruba Richen’s The New Black. She has also produced video content for the New Yorker, the Guggenheim Museum, and several agencies and post houses such as Digitas, Ogilvy & Mather, Click3x, and Beast Editorial.

Veena holds a BFA from NYU's Tisch School of the Arts. In addition to BFC, she is a member of New York Women in Film and Television and Film Fatales.

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