Irish/Italian director currently directing a feature film with a major Indie studio in Los Angeles.
WINNER Best Film - Moondance International Film Festival - USA 2015 | WINNER Babel Film Festival - Italy 2013 | WINNER Golden Ace Award - The Las Vegas International Film Festival - USA 2012 | WINNER Golden Palm Award - Mexico International Film Festival - USA 2012 | WINNER Best Film - The Irish Council of Civil Liberties (ICCL) Human Rights Film Award - IRL 2009
- SANDBOY (click to watch)
*Qualified for an Oscar nomination for short live action film in 2016.
- 4 QUEENS (click to watch)
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Genre: Dark Comedy
Award-winning female Iranian-American director based in Los Angeles. Rayka’s directorial and producorial debut, Madaran, has screened worldwide at established film festivals, winning awards at Hollyshorts, NFFTY (National Film Festival for Talented Youth), Urbanworld, Cleveland International, and the Revolt Film Festival.
Rayka’s senior thesis 480 film at USC’s School of Cinematic Arts, We Home, stars rising talent Ashton Sanders, who plays the leading role of “Chiron” in this year’s Oscar front-runner, Moonlight.
Rayka is currently developing the feature-length version of Madaran, as well as producing and directing a documentary for Girls Learn International and The Feminist Majority Foundation in India.
- MADARAN (click to watch trailer)
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