Chithra Jeyaram is the founder and creative director of a boutique production company – Real Talkies. She has an M.F.A in film production from the University of Texas in Austin. Her short film – Mijo was aired on KLRU TV, PBS online film festival and in more than 50 film festivals around the world. Her feature documentary Foreign Puzzle was part of the Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation’s “On Screen In Person Tour”.  She is producing an interactive documentary project titled – 1001 Breast Cancer Nights  and is the recipient of the 2014 Creative Arts Fellowship and BAVC National Mediamaker Fellowship for this project. In addition, She is also busy plotting curious characters in enchanting worlds doing the expected and the unexpected in the pursuit of life itself – a short fiction film.