MITALI JAHAGIRDAR, WRITER
Sloan Grant(s) Won:
2016, Screenwriting, University of California, Los Angeles
Project Type: Feature
Length: 113 pages
Field of Science: Mathematics, Biology
In modern day Hong Kong, a research scientist at a prestigious laboratory facility must apply her theoretical research to quickly contain a breakout of a highly virulent and fatal disease filtering through her lab. In order to do so, she must choose which of her colleagues–including her husband–will be intentionally exposed.
Mitali Jahagirdar was born and raised in Orlando, Florida and studied Economics and Journalism at New York University. She is a recent graduate of the UCLA MFA Screenwriting program, where she won Honorable Mention in the 2016 Screenwriter’s Showcase and was a Feature Drama winner in the 2017 Screenwriter’s Showcase. Mitali is based in Los Angeles.