Senain Kheshgi

Senain Kheshgi is an award-winning, South Asian-American, Muslim filmmaker. She has directed several feature and short films, including the three-tim, Emmy-nominated documentary THE DIPLOMAT (ESPN), and the award-winning PROJECT KASHMIR (PBS). She created, wrote and directed the comedic, docu-web series DIVAS OF KARACHI (PBS) and also directed several brand films for Facebook, Johnson & Johnson, and Save the Children. Senain serves as the Governor for Documentary Programming for the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences and she is a member of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences where she serves on the Executive Committee for the Documentary Branch. She is a former board member of the International Documentary Association and on the advisory council of Film Fatales. In 20018, she co-founded, MAJORITY, the auteur-driven production company that supports diverse filmmakers to create innovative documentary, fiction, commercial and branded projects.