Founder & Executive Director

Vihan Khanna started Visionaries Film Festival in 2019 as a junior at Montclair State University where he was studying film at the time. Over the past few years, Vihan has worked at and attended all sorts of film festivals all over the country. Currently, besides running Visionaries Film Festival, Vihan is a writer and aspiring producer in the greater New York City area.

Advisory Board

Curran Bhatia is a 4-time Emmy® nominated former Producer at HBO. With nearly a decade of experience at HBO, Curran produced/directed long-form documentaries, features, and 250+ live events. Since HBO, Curran has stepped in front of the camera as on-air talent featured on FOX Sports, Bleacher Report Live (B/R Live), PlutoTV, fuboTV, and other outlets. Curran is developing a series where he interviews industry leaders and tech disruptors. Curran also hosts the highly-rated (voted #1 in its category in September 2019) Ask The Experts Podcast. 

A recent graduate from Ryerson University’s Media Production program in Toronto, Ameera Siddiqui is a writer and aspiring producer of diverse and compelling content. Creator of the minority/feminist web series titled Babygirl, Ameera is constantly looking to support other creators and narratives with an underrepresented perspective. She is fascinated with storytelling structures and is always excited to watch something new!

Filmmaker Siddharth Govindan is from Mumbai, India but is currently based in Brussels, Belgium. His work combines the directness of social documentary, diverse culture, and distinct social origins. He searches for the mediums cryptic relationship to truth. He uses the medium as a prism to explore the following trajectories: interdisciplinary art, 16mm film, photography and sound. Filmmaking has also taken Siddharth to Hungary and Belgium, and he has worked with filmmakers from 18 countries.

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