Ayesha Anna Ninan is a filmmaker based in Mumbai, India. She began her career as an editor at Pixion on commercials and documentaries. From there, she has gone on to produce and edit projects across a variety of mediums. She has worked across Southeast Asia including Vietnam, Singapore, Philippines and India. Her work has screened at festivals such as Claremont Ferrand, Palm Springs International Shortfest, Aspen Shortfest and more.
She previously served as a development consultant with Guneet Monga at Sikhya Entertainment and set up the production department at actor/ comedian Vir Das’ company. Her experience there inspired her to create her own short film, Tara Versus, set in the world of Indian comedy, which received a Hollywood Foreign Press Association grant, premiered at the Indian Film Festival of Los Angeles and has screened in the US and Europe during its festival run.
Most recently, she has edited a narrative comedy series featuring Vir Das, co-produced by Applause Entertainment. She also serves as a guest lecturer in the editing department at Whistling Woods International.
She holds an MFA in film production from New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts Asia and enjoys reading and reviewing books in her spare time.