Writer/ Director / Producer / Actor
Nisha Ganatra is a Canadian-American film director, screenwriter, producer, and actress of Indian descent. She wrote, directed, and produced the independent comedy-drama CHUTNEY POPCORN and later directed the independent film COSMOPOLITAN and the romantic-comedy CAKE. Ganatra has directed for numerous television shows, including THE REAL WORLD, TRANSPARENT, YOU ME HER, BETTER THINGS, and BROOKLYN NINE-NINE. She also directed the comedy-dramas LATE NIGHT and THE HIGH NOTE. Ganatra served as a consulting producer on the first season of TRANSPARENT, for which she was nominated for the 2015 Primetime Emmy Awards for Outstanding Comedy Series.