About

Urmi Bardhan is an award-winning Toronto-based media writer, director and producer with eight years of experience.  She specializes in bridging the gap between traditional film and television and digital media.

Urmi has worked on a number of high-profile digital projects, including a Facebook game and iOS companion app based on BBCA’s first scripted series, Copper, a website redesign for the 2012 Luminato Festival, and Getouttatown.tv, a multiplatform project funded by Telefilm and Bell New Media.

Her traditional film and television credits include TMN’s Gemini Award-winning drama series The Line, Slice Network’s Gemini Award-winning documentary series X-Weighted, and the CTV documentary Laughology, which premiered at the 2009 Hot Docs International Film Festival.

Independently, Urmi produced The Wedding Gift, a short comedy directed by Naomi Ward and funded by the Canada Council for the Arts in 2011.  She also wrote and directed a short documentary, Ma Durga, funded by the National Film Board of Canada.

In addition to her production background, Urmi spent a number of years in business affairs at The Nightingale Company and Zoomer Media’s Television Division.