Paula McGlynn is a Creative Producer and Founding Director of Gulbadan Talkies Pvt. Ltd. and Bharatiya Digital Party in Mumbai, India. She completed her BFA with Simon Fraser University, and finished the Film Production program in 2012 with her thesis film, My Uncle Terry (Montreal World Film Festival selection, Moonrise Film Festival selection). She has written and directed 4 short documentaries and web-series, and was Sound Designer on several award-winning short films.
Twice the recipient of the SFU Mobility fund for her research on the film industry, Paula McGlynn has strong networks between both the Indian and Vancouver film industry and has started the BC – Indian Film & Media Initiative, a volunteer effort to increase business between the two industries. She is an active member with the Indo-Canadian Business Chambers (ICBC) Media & Entertainment Committee, and consults with BC and Indian companies interested in crossing over the markets in film and media.
She has won awards such as the Praxis Student Screenplay Award in 2011, and was selected for the DOXA Kris Anderson Youth Connexions program in May 2012.