South Asian digital artist and filmmaker from Mexico City with an MFA in Social Documentation and significant experience within the nonfiction industry through internships with Blowback Productions, Mission Critical Productions, and the Sundance Institute
Meru Sharma is an artist and filmmaker with an MFA in Social Documentation from the University of California, Santa Cruz. Their research interests and creative endeavors explore topics around transnational solidarity, transformative justice, and creative expression through film and digital media. She has gained significant knowledge within the nonfiction filmmaking industry by providing administrative and programmatic support for film festivals, documentary production companies, marketing departments, and artist fellowship programs. Meru is also a dedicated mentor and organizer with two years of experience being a Teacher Assistant for the Film and Digital Media department at UCSC and 4+ years of experience collaborating with different youth organizations.