Arun K. Vir Net Worth
Arun K. Vir was born on August 28, 1960 in Punjab, India, is a Producer, Director, Writer. Let us find out more about Arun K. Vir’s career and net worth in 2018.
|Name||Arun K. Vir|
|Birthday||August 28, 1960|
|Height||5' 2" (1.57 m)|
|Known As||producer, director, writer|
What is Arun K. Vir Net worth & Salary.
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Arun Vir established herself as the Media Training Director for Film/Video Arts, a non-for-profit in New York City in the mid 90s, where she produced workshops for nascent artists. During her tenure, Arun was invited to serve as committee member for Fifth Night, famously known as the Nuyorican Poet's Café on the lower east side, founded by Poet Miguel Algarin in 1977. Staged readings were performed to packed audiences by an emerging talent pool that included Adrienne Shelley, Steve Buscemi, Adrienne Shelley, and John Leguizamo.
Fifth Night inspired Arun to find her voice and she began writing narratives.
Vir's short screenplay "The Last Weekend" about a failing marriage, earned her the "Directing Workshop for Women" award sponsored by AFI. She moved to Los Angeles to make the film which starred Suzzanne Douglas (Parenthood) and upon completion, earned a Best Short award from the Pan African Film Festival in Los Angeles. The Last Weekend was also showcased on BET's, The Best Shorts with actor/host Hill Harper. Later, Arun wrote "Unfinished", a short story exploring "miscegenation, parental obligation, and diaspora.
Based on a true story, in August 2015, Arun was compelled to write her short screenplay, "Reset", a dark drama which tackles the issues of addiction and recovery, through the eyes of a mixed-race teen. Through the support of various sponsors, Arun completed production of "Reset", starring newcomer Camille Bright with Nandini Minocha (Miss India America) and A. Russell Andrews (The Punisher) In 2016. "Reset" made its international festival premiere in London at the 2015 British Urban Film Festival, Sponsored by Channel 4. In June 2016, The Africa Movie Academy Awards (A.M.A.A.) nominated "Reset" for Best Diaspora Short Drama. Additional honors and recognition for "Reset" include the Founders Choice Award by the International Black Film Festival Nashville; 2017 Programmers Short Film Award, The Pan African Film Festival, Los Angeles; an official selection to the Orlando International Film Festival in 2017, and more recently, in October 2018, RESET was selected for the Au Contraire Film Festival, Montreal, Canada; a special screening of the film was sponsored by Chabad Life Line.
Drawing on aspects of her layered life, her experiences inform her storytelling. Arun continues to pen feature screenplays and short stories in a variety of genres. Her screenplay "Suburban Turban, a coming of age urban drama about an Indian-American hipster living in New York City was announced "Finalist" for the 2016 Academy Nicholl Screenwriting Fellowship. She was a Semi-Finalist in 2015. In 2018, Arun's one hour dramedy, Mona Singh, I Love You... was selected for the final of the Humanitas New Voices Program, and in she was announced Winner for The Final Draft-Rocaberti Fellowship for her feature project, The Perfect Candidate.
With an indie producing background, in 2014, Arun produced a scripted reality series "Romancing the Joan," with legendary comedian Joan Rivers before her untimely death. Additional credits include Showtime's, BBGun, (dir: Garrett Williams, '98 Sundance winner); Civil Rights documentary Freedom Riders (three-time Emmy Award Winner); (dirs: Stanley Nelson/Laurens Grant), web viral campaign, and Telly Winner, Friendly Advice Machine with John Cleese.
Arun lives in Los Angeles.