Aby Rao

Director, Producer, Cinematographer

Morrisville, NC, USA


Aby Rao is an Asian-American filmmaker based in Durham, North Carolina. He grew up watching Bollywood movies in a middle-class suburb of Mumbai. While working at Drexel University, he decided to earn a second Masters degree, this time in Television Management. He then went on to produce several mini-documentaries for Philadelphia's WYBE public television. He dabbles in various forms of filmmaking primarily focusing on various minority and immigrant topics.