Launched 2015

Luminoustudios is a one-stop-shop production company dedicated to creating high quality content for small businesses and startups in tech, lifestyle and fashion. We provide end to end in-house services – development, pre-production, production, post-production and delivery. When you come to us with a snippet of an idea, we flesh it out to develop it into a compelling and robust product.

Co-Founder, Head of Business Development: Reema Dutt

~ 4 years as producer for features, shorts, commercials and docs, including distributed feature films

~ Producer, Co-founder and Business Manager of I Laugh I Cry Films

~ Involved and experienced in every stage of production from inception, creative development and fundraising to distribution and marketing

~ Festival recognition at Manhattan Film Festival, Marbella Film Festival, Edmonton Film Festival, among others

~ Social media marketing, PR and communications consultant in retail, entertainment and technology industries

~ Worked with media companies like MTV, Miramax, McGraw-Hill, ABC in marketing and production; worked with Abernathy MacGregor in financial PR and communications

~ Worn many hats in her career - writer, creative producer, manager, developer, researcher, marketer - these roles, separately and together, have resulted in a breadth of experience and skill in the EMT industries

~ BA from NYU, MSc from LSE, MA from USC

~ Graduate work focusing on the representation of women in Hollywood published at LSE

Co-founder, Head of Production: Sania Jhankar

~ 7 years as director, writer, producer and editor of features, shorts and commercials

~ Writer, Director and Co-Founder of I Laugh I Cry Films

~ Written over 5 original feature film scripts

~ Worked with Focus Features, Behind the Burner, MTV/VH1, USA Studios, IOM Production Company, News12 in The Bronx and Indiepix, for shows and films like Behind the Music, Milk & Taking Woodstock.

~ Worked closely with Oscar-nominated director Roland Joffe and Indian National Award-winner Victor Banerjee

~ Highly experienced in dramatic filming and working with actors

~ Festival recognition at Cannes, Mill Valley, South Asian Film Festival, Houston Film Festival, London Film Festival, Manhattan Film Festival, among others

~ Born and brought up in the heart of Bollywood – Mumbai, India - where she fell in love with filmmaking at the age of 13, when she worked as an actor

~ BFA from NYU

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