Mridu Chandra is a BAFTA nominated producer of award-winning documentaries and fiction films that have premiered at Sundance, Telluride, and SXSW; aired on PBS, Disney+, and Netflix; and screened for members of the U.S. Congress and the United Nations. Recent films include BECOMING COUSTEAU (Disney+) directed by two-time Oscar nominee Liz Garbus and co-producing CURED (PBS) directed by Bennett Singer and Patrick Sammon. Her expertise as an archival media researcher and clearance specialist has additionally served numerous other documentaries (WHOSE STREETS?), fiction films (STEVE JOBS directed by Danny Boyle) and Broadway productions (BETRAYAL directed by Mike Nichols). From 2016 to 2019, she was the founding director of IF/Then Shorts at Tribeca Film Institute, where she created and managed a film fund and distribution initiative to support the professional development and increased visibility of underrepresented filmmakers. SAUND vs. COCHRAN marks her directorial debut.