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A film is - or should be - more like music than like fiction. It should be a progression of moods and feelings. The theme, what's behind the emotion, the meaning, all that comes later

- Stanley Kubrick

Miraj Films is an exciting vibrant young company based in London on the Southbank. The company vision is to produce independent films through co-productions and to be a part of a new generation of filmmaking.

RAJITA SHAH

FILM PRODUCER & MANAGING DIRECTOR OF MIRAJ FILMS.

Having lived in Mumbai, New York and London, Rajita started her career producing tough political and social short films which have received critical acclaim and several awards. Her film 4 KILOMETERS which was shot on Bedouin Tribes in Israel was awarded by National Geographic and LADOO produced in collaboration with the Deaf Institute of Surat, India premiered at the Chicago Film Festival. Rajita also worked as a producer for the UK Film Council agency B3media on British short films JUBILEE, CRIMSON and LOST PARADISE which have premiered at prestigious festivals including the BFI London film festival, Encounters etc. and won more than 15 awards and nominations. Rajita recently Associate Produced RATE ME directed by Fyzal Boulafia which won THE ILLY at Directors Fortnight in Cannes Film Festival in 2016, Special Jury Mention at TIFF and premiered at Sundance Film Festival.

Rajita produced her debut award winning feature film ZOHRA set in Morocco directed by Golden Leopard winning director Barney Platts-Mills (Bronco Bullfrog, Private Road) which Premiered at Rotterdam Film Festival with critical acclaim.

Current Films on the company’s development slate include THE HURRICANES which was awarded MEDIA Development Single Project Funding award and LOVE SARAH a comedy-drama about three women who open a bakery in London, written by ‘Old Vic New Voices’ UK writer Jake Brunger. Another exciting project is the Psychological Drama UNTITLED PHILOMELA PROJECT which has been supported by Pact and Skillset scholarships and has been developed with EAVE Producers Workshop 2016.

Rajita was also been selected for the Edinburgh Talent Program, MEDIA’S SOS Development Program shortlisted for ifeatures and invited to coproduction markets like Strategic Partners, International Finance Forum program (IFF), Berlinale, Rotterdam and Production Finance Market (LFF). She is also an alumni of EAVE (European Audiovisual Entrepreneurs).