Shalini Adnani is a London-based Chilean/Indian writer and director. A graduate of Bard College, Shalini initially worked in journalism and publishing gradually finding a passion in cinema.
Her short films Something More Banal and Somebody’s Daughter had successful festival runs, winning Best Film at Bucharest Film Awards, and Best Student Film at the British Independent Film Festival. Something More Banal was sold to Hewes Pictures.
Her script Yucca has been shortlisted for the Sundance Script Lab and her TV pilot The Rapture was a semi-finalist at Atlanta Film Festival and Script Pipeline. She is a London Film School and Berlinale Talents Alumni.
A Grown Woman attended Edinburgh Film Festival in the Work in Progress selection.
She is currently in development for Kollam which took part in Torino Ext Script Lab in 2019.