Short Bio: Following a childhood dream of becoming a vet, Divija left her beautiful hillside home in South India and moved to Massachusetts, where she promptly picked up a Bachelor’s degree in Journalism instead. After exploring roles in tech, editorial writing, beauty and education, she picked up a mic and found her true passion; comedy. She is currently receiving her MFA in Screenwriting at UCLA, where she is also an Alfred P. Sloan finalist (‘20).
Title #1: Of Monks and Midfielders Project Type #1: TV - Half Hour Project Genre #1: Comedy Logline #1: After getting kicked out of his college football team, Karma Eden tries to redeem himself as he moves into his uncle’s monastery in India and begins training the local monastic football team. Title #2: Inconvenient Bala Project Type #2: TV - Hour Long Project Genre #2: Dramedy Logline #2: When her New York ad firm fires her, Bala must navigate her life back in her hometown of Mumbai as she deals with an overbearing Indian mother, sarcastic grandmother and her lingering depression.