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Hey, I'm Shant!

Los Angeles, California

Shant Joshi is a queer Indo-Canadian film producer based out of Los Angeles & Toronto.

 

Previously, Shant was Associate Producer / Unit Production Manager on Porcupine Lake (TIFF, Busan, Rome, Cheries-Cheris), a fem-queer coming-of-age film set in Northern Ontario with acclaimed “Indie Queen” Ingrid Veninger. Shant also line produced two features for New Queer Cinema filmmaker, John Greyson, both breaking the boundaries of how narrative cinema is defined.

 

Shant has produced over fifteen short films, which have gone on to screen all over the world in Melbourne, Beijing, Florence, Los Angeles, New York, and Toronto.

 

Shant also co-founded a film festival called the Future of Film Showcase, catered towards fostering the future of cinema through the education of young filmmakers and the presentation of their work.

In the world of new media, Shant produced a queer web series for Dekkoo called I’m Fine, produced a short film for the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation’s digital platform, and production managed the second season of hit-drama web series Teenagers.

 

Most recently, Shant was working in film literary representation and packaging at Buchwald.

 

My Projects

Projects I'm Supporting

Proud

San Jose • Drama, Shorts Program

An Asian American learns to become proud of her Korean heritage while trying to discover her identity as an American.


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Oniphron

Portland • Drama, Fantasy

A tale about a homeless immortal woman taken in by a Portlander.


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RUNAROUND SUE

Natchitoches • Drama, Music

RUNAROUND SUE is a small-town Southern bartender known for breaking hearts... until THE WANDERER comes to town.


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I Don't Live Today

New York • Drama, Experimental

On his last night in NYC, a struggling Black painter wanders the streets cutting off all ties he has to the morally hypocritical art world.


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Ellipsis

New Orleans • Comedy, Drama

Each consumed with indecision, two women help each other find some sort of clarity in a brief chance meeting.


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Brown With Blue

Atlanta • Drama, Romance

A handyman & his girlfriend struggle with substance abuse to cope with their problems.


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Passion & Progress

Lakeland • Documentary

When people of color set out an ambitious goal to reach their highest potential, only to be faced with societal barriers.


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Pink

Los Angeles • Drama

As narcotics hit Washington DC hard in 1987, four young girls are forced to provide and protect as their parents lose to the drug game.


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Curls For Humanity

Chicago • Comedy, Other

After living a carefree lavish existence in Los Angeles, biracial sisters are forced to migrate to Chicago where they explore their racial i


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Uneasy The Show

Oakland • Comedy, Drama

Two brown girls take on student loans, MFA drama, & techie jargon in Oakland: home of the Black Panthers & now, $3000 one bedroom apartments


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I Friggin Love you

Los Angeles • Drama, Romantic Comedy

Love can make you or break you.


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Established

Los Angeles • Comedy, Drama

After losing their car and savings, two lovers fight to build a life in LA while enduring the changes of an unstable industry.


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The Vth Column

Los Angeles • Horror, Sci-Fi

Horror/Scifi series. Episode 1. A couple flees from a stranger, who refused to let them out of his car, after hitching a ride.


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Blossom

Los Angeles • Documentary

Transgender entertainer/activist Blossom C. Brown finds answers to her troubled past while aspiring a career in the entertainment industry.


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STiGMA

Atlanta • Drama

As Senator Ingram stares down an easy reelection, things become unstable when he is diagnosed with a mental illness.


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CRAZY

Los Angeles • Comedy, LGBTQ

Frenemies in their 20s navigate life after college with mental illnesses that teach them they’re more alike than they realize.


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Messy The Web Series

New York • Comedy, Romance

A web series about love, marriage, separation, kids, and dating all under one happy roof! I swear this will not make you cry!


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