Talent Guide

Geeta Malik

  • Discipline:Director
  • Program Year:Project Involve 2014


Geeta Malik received her Master of Fine Arts from UCLA’s graduate film program in Production with an emphasis on directing. She wrote and directed the viral narrative short, Aunty Gs, which earned a College Television Award (a student Emmy) in comedy production from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. Her short film, Beast, played at Method Fest and the Indian Film Festival of Los Angeles. Malik is a recipient of the Edie and Lew Wasserman Film Production Award, the Coppel Screenwriting Award and the Jack Nicholson Distinguished Director Award.
Malik has directed segments for Showbiz India Television, a nationally broadcast newsmagazine featuring the Indian film industry. She has also consulted for the MY HERO Project, a nonprofit organization dedicated to social activism and media arts education around the globe.
Her first feature film, Troublemaker, premiered at the 2011 Cinequest Film Festival, and is distributed by Asian Crush. In 2012, Malik was a finalist for the ABC/Disney Directing Fellowship. She recently completed a short film, Shameless, and is currently developing her next feature.