Rachna is a British director working across genres, tackling complex themes through personal stories.
She is currently developing her first feature film, Carry Me Home, with BFI / BBC Films alongside a broader slate of feature film and television projects. Rachna is currently in post-production on The Woman in the Wall, written by Joe Murtagh for BBC One / Showtime. Previous TV drama credits include Half Bad: The Bastard Son and The Devil Himself, written by Joe Barton and produced by The Imaginarium for Netflix, Channel 4’s award-winning show Ackley Bridge, BBC4’s award-winning series Snatches, and Playing Ball for BBC3/iPlayer. Short film credits include Mr Whippy for BBC Films and Our Lad, supported by Channel 4, which was selected for a number of international film festivals including London, Seattle and Raindance. Rachna has been selected for numerous emerging talent schemes including BFI NET.WORK @ LFF. She was named a Screen International Star of Tomorrow in 2015 and featured on the BBC New Talent Hotlist in 2017. Rachna is a member of BAFTA and Directors UK.
Rachna previously directed award-winning online programmes for Channel 4 and BBC before becoming Executive Producer / Director at Google Creative Lab Europe where she worked on major advertising campaigns.