Varun Chopra is an India/US based filmmaker and Sundance Institute’s Ignite Fellow. He is one of the seven fellows of Academy supported Visual Communication’s Armed with a Camera fellowship and Film Independent+LMU Incubator Lab Fellow.

Born and raised in New Delhi, Varun Chopra graduated from LMU School of Film and Television in Los Angeles where he was the recipient of the coveted SFTV Dean’s Scholarship.

His work has screened at varied film festivals worldwide including San Sebastian, Oaxaca, IFFLA, Bogoshorts, NFFTY among others. His film “Abandon” was picked up by PBS for a nationwide broadcast and worldwide online release. His latest short film “Wreck It Raj” was supported by The Academy and was picked up by Comcast and Alaska Airlines.

Varun has worked with legendary designer/director Kyle Cooper on multiple studio films, shadowed director Malik Vitthal on a Paramount Feature and created content for brands like Asus, Condé Nast, National Geographic and Fox Life.

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