Puja Maewal’s feature screenplay THE DIPLOMAT is a finalist for the inaugural 1497 Writers Lab. Read about it in Deadline.
Puja Maewal directs a music video for the United Nations in celebration of World Environment Day, which screened on television for millions of viewers in Austria, Spain, Italy, Poland, and Morocco.
Puja Maewal’s television pilot ACCOMPLICE is selected for The Caucus for Producers, Writers & Directors Script Development Lab.
Puja Maewal’s television pilot ACCOMPLICE advances to the second round of Austin Film Festival’s TV Drama Pilot competition.
The feature screenplay of JAYA, written by Puja Maewal, is selected for the WRITERS GUILD OF AMERICA’S Feature Access Program. Read about it in Deadline.
The feature screenplay of JAYA is a Semifinalist for the Academy Nicholl Fellowship in Screenwriting.
Puja Maewal is part of an online panel discussion about international filmmaking, hosted by The Wire’s Gbenga Akinnagbe at Urbanworld Film Festival.
JAYA receives a CAUCUS GRANT AWARD at the Beverly Hills Hotel! Check out the Hollywood Reporter article about it.
INDIA POST calls JAYA “beautiful and surprising.” Read about it and the other Seattle South Asian Film Festival winners here.
The Renton Reporter describes JAYA’s Seattle Premiere on Opening Night of the Seattle South Asian Film Festival.
The JAYA feature screenplay is a Quarterfinalist in both the Bluecat Screenplay Competition, from over 4400 submissions, and Final Draft’s Big Break Screenplay Contest.
JAYA wins “Best Film” and “Best Screenplay” at UCLA Directors Spotlight at the DGA, with special guest Ben Affleck.