Raj Trivedi

 Writer - Director - Producer

Based in New York’s Hudson Valley.


Story Above All.


Raj Trivedi is a freelance filmmaker currently based in New York’s Hudson Valley in the town of Kingston, and works in New York City. Raj is passionate about writing and directing films that showcase stories from peoples of any diaspora. There are millions of untold (as of yet) stories, with unique perspectives that are ripe for the telling.

Most recently, he directed recreation scenes for the second season of true crime show Homicide City on the Investigation Discovery channel.

Raj is a core member of the Kalakars collective where he is workshopping a feature length project to prepare for production within the next year.

Raj is also an instructor of screenwriting and directing, and holds an MFA in Film from Columbia University’s School of Arts.


Reach out!


Say hi - Let’s collaborate and make something fun! indoorthundermachine@gmail.com

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Selected Credits and Awards


Del Rio - Short (Woodstock, Worldfest Houston)
From Jappan - Short (Austin Film Fest, NYTVFF, Bentonville, etc.)
Diwali - Short
Freedom - Music Video
Dream - Music Video
Victory - Music Video
Vox Media Cafe Bustelo - Sponsored Content
TEDTalks - TEDMed - Sponsored Content

Homicide City: Charlotte - Associate Producer
Homicide City (Season 2) - 2nd Unit Director
Finding 52 - Production Executive/Post-Production Supervisor
South Mountain - Co- Producer (SXSW, BAM Cinefest)
Welcome to Bushwick - Producer (Slamdance, Brooklyn Horror Fest)
Gwen and Mina’s Puppetopia - Producer
You and Me and Her and Them - 1st A.D.
In Prison Air - 1st A.D.
Antarctica - 2nd A.D.
Don’t Act Dumb - Associate Producer
The First Men - 2nd A.D.

Indian Funeral - Feature Comedy (Oaxaca)
Akash - Feature Comedy
Maxi Man - Feature Comedy
Anthony - Feature Drama

Grand Jury Prize - Best short screenplay - Nashville Film Festival
Best short Drama Screenplay - Nashville Film Festival
Arthur J. Harris Memorial Prize
Katharina Otto-Bernstein Thesis Grant
Dean’s Travel Grant
Columbia University Finishing Funds