News & Screenings
Sorab Wadia Performs in Touring Company of Aladdin on Broadway
February 12th, 2017
Maneesh Bidaye's Production Work on Drake's Album Views Wins
Grammy Award for
Best Rap Album
Maneesh has also received Grammy nominations for his production work on Giveon's Heartbreak Anniversary, as well as tracks with Dua Lipa, Rihanna, and Calvin Harris
April 3rd, 2022
Grammy Award for
Best Children's Music Album
Falu's songs are featured on the Diwal'Oween soundtrack.
She wrote the song "Happy Diwali" as an original for Diwal'Oween.
Lots of laughs at Sold Out Screening - Apollo Theater, Oberlin College, Oberlin, OH
DVD Release with
Meetu Chilana Performs in
Cast member Meetu Chilana stars as Saroj Rai in an off-Broadway production of Monsoon Wedding at St. Anne's Warehouse in Brooklyn
DVD Release with
Outdoor screening at South Mountain Reservation, one of our locations. Neighbors stopped to watch while trick-or-treating
Diwali Celebration in
DJ Rekha from our Soundtrack at SoHo House Diwali Celebration hosted by 1497 Lab
October 14th Diwal'Oween
Old Bridge Screening
Back to In-Person Screening at Old Bridge Public Library, NJ
Diwali Festival in
Diwali Festival hosted by United Asian Voices, West Orange, NJ
DVD's Release and Unboxing
Thanks to all our Buyers!
Shot by Shot Interview on TV Asia
Diwal'Oween is featured in episode 6 of Shot by Shot on TV Asia, aired for special Halloween programming. Thank you to producer Nidhi Kathuria for having us!
Workshop & Screening at Harvard University during Diwali & Halloween Weekend
West Orange Premiere of Diwal'Oween Draws Large Crowd
The independently-produced family comedy Diwal'Oween celebrates its West Orange premiere at West Orange Art Center in New Jersey.
Filmmaker Highlights WO's Cultural Diversity
Essex News Daily features story about Diwal'Oween movie shooting in New Jersey.
Sold Out Screening at Maplewood Movie Theater
Sold out Diwal'Oween screening at Maplewood Movie Theater in collaboration with Maplewood Diwali Festival, followed by a performance by AUM Dance Creations.
Halloween & Diwali
Orange Screens Pub
Canon Professional Support
Work-in-progress screening of Diwal'Oween for the Alliance of Women Directors at Canon Professional Service & Support Center in Burbank, California.
Diwal'Oween Wins Two Awards At
Diwal'Oween is awarded two Platinum Star of Java awards-- one for Best International Short Film, and one for Best Director.
Invited to Seoul Webfest FAMTour
Diwal'Oween proudly represents the USA at the 2018 Seoul Webfest. FAMTour took filmmakers from all over the world to neighboring cities Sangju and Chuncheon, where many international and Korean soap operas and films are shot! It was an unforgettable VIP experience that opened the door to potential co-productions in the future.
Pitch Market at
Mitchell Galin: Production Manager, Writer, Producer for Stephen King's
Pet Sematary (Left)
Beatles Impersonators (Right)
Nominated for Best Pilot at Vancouver Webfest
Director and Actor at Garden State Film Festival
Director Shilpa Mankikar with actor Rehnuma Rahman at the Garden State Film Festival.
Diwal'Oween Screening at
Asbury Park Senior Center
Diwal'Oween is screened at the Asbury Park Senior Center as part of the 2018 Garden State Film Festival. The team shot 5 days in New Jersey with support from the New Jersey Motion Picture & TV Commission. Asbury Park at the Jersey Shore helped launch the careers of Wendy Williams, Bon Jovi, Bruce Springsteen, and many more.
Diwal'Oween has the last screening of the year in the Professional Shorts Competition at the 2017 Jodhpur International Film Festival in Rajasthan, India.
Diwal'Oween director Shilpa Mankikar is interviewed by a correspondent from WebVee Guide, an online entertainment news outlet that focuses on webseries and independent projects.
Second Place for
Best Webseries at
New Delhi Short Film Awards
Interview With Times of India
Diwal'Oween director Shilpa Mankikar discusses the forgotten story of influential Indian painter Vishwanath Nageshkar in an interview with The Times of India.
Sparrowhawk Interview at Toronto Webfest
Sparrowhawk Caught on Fire is interviewed at the 2017 Toronto Webfest, where Diwal'Oween was nominated for two awards.