Aneesh Chaganty

Writer/Director

Aneesh Chaganty is a Indian-American writer/director whose 2 minute short film, a Google Glass spot called “Seeds”, became an internet sensation after garnering more than 1 million YouTube views in 24 hours. Following its success, Aneesh was invited to join the Google Creative Lab in New York City, where he spent 2 years developing, writing and directing Google commercials. His work has been aired during the Superbowl, Summer Olympics and viewed more than 45 million times online. His directorial debut, SEARCHING, premiered at the 2018 Sundance Film Festival, was awarded the Alfred P. Sloan Feature Film Prize, and was acquired by Sony Pictures for distribution, during which it grossed more than 75 million dollars worldwide. His second film, RUN, starring Sarah Paulson, was released on Hulu this past November and became the streaming service‚Äôs most watched movie ever during its opening weekend. He’s currently in post-production on SEARCHING 2, which he produced.