Creator-in Chief of the Foundry

As Creator-in-Chief of The Foundry, Vekeana Dhillon is a screenwriter and series creator generating a substantial development catalogue for the IP content development studio and production house. As a result, she’s writing feature films, series, podcasts and animation projects for global OTT platforms and broadcasters. She’s had five feature films produced and released internationally including award-winning Kisaan and cult classic I- Proud to be an Indian. Vekeana has written Virat Kohli’s superhero series Super V for Disney+, Hotstar and Star TV Network. After creating and writing two semi-autobiographical fiction series Uncovidable for Amazon’s Audible, she’s writing three more thriller audio dramas for them. As a playwright, she wrote Wizcraft International’s Musical, Balle Balle – The Great Indian Wedding which has completed its successful run. She’s a former Star Network’s Channel [V] VJ. She’s reported for BBC World Radio, it’s General News Service and the BBC Asian News Network. She’s appeared in multiple commercials and is featured in Bollywood Bound; a Gemini Award nominated National Film Board of Canada’s documentary feature film. She’s proud to be acknowledged as one of Telefilm Canada’s Premiere Writers. She was nominated for The Women’s International Film & Television Showcase Foundation Jury Award which recognizes dedication to craft across cultural divides. Vekeana’s recently been inducted into the Hall of Fame Collector’s Edition of Passion Vista notably for her prolific writing and professional triumphs. An Ambassador for India for the Asian Academy Awards and an international Juror, she’s looking forward to conducting the next in her Masterclass series in Screenwriting for AACA 2023.