Shiva Raichandani
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Shiva Raichandani

Director, Producer, Writer, Actor, D&I ConsultantLondon, United Kingdom
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Shiva Raichandani

Director, Producer, Writer, Actor, D&I ConsultantLondon, United Kingdom
About me
Shiva Raichandani is a multidisciplinary international trans non-binary artist whose works harness the power of storytelling to create spaces for positive gender-diverse representation in media. Currently, they are working on writing, directing, and producing a documentary for Netflix titled ‘Peach Paradise’, and an independent musical film called ‘Queer Parivaar’. Shiva also works as a consultant and speaker on inclusive practices within the wider creative industries and has worked with clients such as BAFTA, BFI, VIACOM/CBS, Universal Music Group, and Studio Canal, amongst others. Their works have been featured by the likes of Google, Instagram, Getty Images, Vogue, and Variety. Born in Hong Kong, raised in Dubai and Indonesia, educated in India, and currently based in London, Shiva is an ideal example of a global citizen with rich sensitivity to diverse cultures.
Projects
  • Queer Parivaar
    Queer ParivaarA short musical film based on a queer, interfaith south Asian wedding.
Projects credited in
  • Queer Parivaar
    Queer ParivaarA short film, with an original soundtrack! Our film will officially have its World Premiere at the prestigious BritishFilmInstitute #BFIFlare: London LGBTQIA+ Film Festival. #QueerParivaar will have TWO! screenings as part of the Shorts programme under the ‘Family Affairs’ segment; one on the 17th and another on the 18th of March 2022. #QueerParivaar #ShortFilm #Music #LGBTQ #QueerCinema #BFI #BFIFlare2022 #BritishFilmInstitute #FilmFestival #WorldPremiere
  • My Story, My Way :  Sat 6th March 2021
    My Story, My Way : Sat 6th March 2021'My Story, My Way' is a self-empowerment workshop exploring different creative methods of story-telling. We'll be looking at how we can share our unique personal narratives through artistic expression; such as poetry, dance, art and song-writing.
Work history
    Netflix UK & Ireland logo
    Netflix UK & Ireland logo
    DirectorNetflix UK & Ireland
    London, United KingdomFreelance
    As a recipient of the inaugural Netflix Documentary Talent Fund, Shiva will be directing a short documentary called 'Peach Paradise'.
Skills
  • Project Management
  • Performance Art
  • Film Acting
  • Film Direction
  • TV Production
  • Creative Consultancy
  • Writing
  • Film Production
Education
    University of Leeds logo
    University of Leeds logo
    Master of ArtsUniversity of Leeds
     - Leeds, United Kingdom