Shruti is a filmmaker based in New York City. She has worked with James Franco and his Rabbit Bandini Productions for the past seven years, and has made several feature films that have gone to Sundance, Venice, Berlin, Telluride and AFI. She recently produced Through You, a narrative VR told through dance, which premiered at Sundance 2017. Shruti was a founding partner at Fictionless, a production company that focuses on branded content, narratives, documentaries, and TV series. Prior to Fictionless, she ran the video departments and developed the video strategy at NYLON, MTV, and Conde Nast (crafting the CLIO-winning 73 Questions series). She is currently producing a feature with Keanu Reeves, and a TV series called Girly with Refinery29 and EP Rashida Jones.
Shruti was a member of Obama’s ECCO committee of entertainment leaders last year and is on the Creative Council for Emily’s List. Shruti hails from India, by way of Oman. Shruti received her Bachelor’s degree from Northwestern University, and was the first graduate of NYU’s dual MFA/MBA program at Tisch and Stern.