"Patel Motel Cartel"
Nimisha Mukerji came up in the documentary space where she honed her storytelling capabilities, directing and producing a number of docs and doc shorts that explore marginalized individuals and communities, often in life or death situations, including the devastating doc 65_RedRoses. Nimisha’s credits in scripted television highlight her focus on diverse stories with strong female leads. She won the 2019 Leo Award for Direction in a Youth Program for Disney’s XD’s Mech-X4. Nimisha directed multiple episodes on Disney’s action comedy series Gabby Duran & The Unsittables and just finished shooting another block in early 2021 after being nominated for a Directors Guild award on her work on the show. She has also directed a trio of TV Movies, most recently completing Fashionably Yours for Hallmark.