Based in L.A. filmmaker and entrepreneur Manav Wadhwa is the President of Blinking Peacock Inc.; a production company geared toward the development of non-scripted and scripted content including documentaries and features. His music video and commercial clients include Sony Music and Leo Burnett Worldwide. He also founded Jittery Monkeys; a production company that focuses on Art-House Horror. He has worked on a variety of productions including SyFy channel movies, international commercial campaigns for Guinness Beer, spots for ESPN, music videos, and feature films as a 1st AD, Producer, Writer, and Director. He has worked extensively with the American Film Institute as a co-producer and Vanishing Cinema LLC run by the late Oscar nominated producer David Weisman, as a producer and development executive. David and Manav partnered for a Bollywood Hollywood fusion film, 'Xtreme City,' penned by Paul Schrader and Mushtaq Sheikh. Manav is also the founder of an online magazine dedicated to the art and craft of Indian Cinema. Manav received his BSC in Information Management & Technology from Syracuse University and subsequently a Masters in Filmmaking from the New York Film Academy at Universal Studios.
Show Me DeMoney
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Lost in Los Angeles
Film (Short) Producer An aspiring musician takes to the streets of Los Angeles in search of wisdom unknown.
A Message Without a Home
Film (Documentary and Short) Producer On Christmas 2015 two friends drove around Los Angeles feeding the homeless while trying to understand why they felt compelled to do it. One year later Caleb Mann and Manav Wadhwa ventured out again, this time, with 50 donated meals and a camera, learning that more important than their intentions, were the people on the streets who had a message.
What Is Momo?
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Film (Animation, Short, Drama, Fantasy and 1 More) Producer Jasper dreams to reach the impossible
Film (Short, Comedy and Horror) Producer Tis' holiday season it will be nothing but lumps of bloody coal from Santa
Video (Short, Horror, Mystery and Thriller) Producer Amidst a forest in the dead of winter, a frail old fisherman attempts to enjoy what remains of his life. When his favorite fishing spot is disrupted, the man endeavors to discover what it is that lies just beyond the trees.
Film (Short, Drama and Fantasy) Sound department Death is a part of life and no knows this better than Death herself. But a chance encounter will change her whole outlook on life, death and the true role she plays.
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Film (Action) Second Unit Director or Assistant Director Paintball... Sometimes family is war.
Film (Short, Drama and Mystery) Second Unit Director or Assistant Director Famed composer, Artur Masolowsky, has failed to write a singel composition since his wife died twenty five years ago of prenatal complications. He has however, developed a strangely unbreakable bond with his daughter, Anna. When Matthew, a representative of Artur's overseas publishing company, arrives to confront Artur about his insufficient musical output, Anna develops a fascination for the stranger. Written by Anonymous
Film (Action, Drama and Thriller) Second Unit Director or Assistant Director With all odds against her, Melissa, a mother to be, sacrifices everything to save her family from a cruel and tyrannical loan shark named Big Paulie and his goons. They owe and its gonna be hell to pay.
The Grover Complex
Film (Comedy) Second Unit Director or Assistant Director In southern California, awkward Latino teen Grover (Fernando Noor) is struggling with one of life's big problems, "Does size matter"? When Grover gives his long-time crush, Bambi (Heather Tocquigny), a ride home one night from a party, a humiliating rite of passage happens that sends him into a spiral of self-doubt for the next two years. Now a film student, Grover has a chance encounter with Bambi and decides to prove to her just how much of a man he truly is. With the help of his faithful and funny friends Ron (Matthew Moy) and Lorenzo (Victor Kelso); his fickle brother, Fabio (Jesse Aguilera); and some "enhancements", Grover must face off against his arch-nemesis, Ricky (Tristan Scott), to show Bambi the true measure of a man. Written by Claire Wasmund
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Film (Short and Drama) Actor Love in a world of bugs.
TV Movie (Sci-Fi) Actor Jack Ford leads a special forces unit back to the United States to hunt down Jake Gabriel, a soldier who has been infected with the werewolf virus that turns man into wolf. Little does Jack know that three of the female soldiers serving in his unit have also been infected and have already transformed into she-wolves. The she-wolves' forces of evil and Ford's special op forces of good, are pitted against each other in the race to save mankind from turning into wolves. Written by The Film Catalogue
Film (Short) Art department When Claude Mallard, an agoraphobic woman, is at risk of losing her home to eminent domain, she turns to Ray, her live-in life size mechanical human, and Norman Kim, the neighborhood grocer and her only contact with the outside world, to support her in a plan to convince the other building tenants to stay. Written by Anonymous
Film (Short and Comedy) Camera and Electrical Department Meet Elizabeth, an art history professor who can't seem to make a relationship work. When she finally meets the guy of her dreams, the mysterious new professor at their university, she struggles to have a successful relationship while keeping her secret.... that she's a vampire. Guided by advice from her best friend, Tate, she must ultimately decide whether it's worth the risk of outing her hidden blood-lust to her new beau in order to make their relationship work. Written by Brian McCarthy
A Dionysian Affair
Video (Short and Drama) Actor After the deaths of his parents, Matt is forced to turn to crime to support himself and his younger brother. The conflict between his reality and his hopes engenders a schizophrenic breakdown, during which he encounters Bill, who may be real or may be simply his own inner reason. Bill leads Matt through various memories, and explores the ways in which the social structure of late capitalism helps shatter the normal bounds of individual consciousness. Matt awakes, possibly having seen a way to escape from his dilemma. This short film is grounded in the philosophical ideas of the French writer Gilles Deleuze. Written by Leo Walsh