Roshni “Rush” Bhatia Horror Movie Writer and Director
An Introduction by “Sloppy” Joe Lyons
Roshni “Rush” Bhatia is a horror writer-director. Grown up in Mumbai, Rush has been inspired by filmmakers like James Cameron and Ridley Scott and writers like Richard Matheson and Rod Serling. With a wide range of storytelling from sci-fi to horror, Rush went to the US to study film. As of 2020, Rush has five shorts in festivals with selections at Leeds International Film Festival, Morbido Film Festival, etc.
Her one minute short film, shot on an iPhone, was singled out by Hollywood Heavyweights like Die Hard screenwriter Steven E. De Souza. Recently, after producing scripts and shorts non-stop, Rush got her first movie deal of an action thriller feature with a renowned production company in LA. She also had one of her stories featured in an anthology called “Surviving Tomorrow” among authors including Neil Gaiman and Andrew Mayne.
Watch her short film Celebrity Stalker now!
Roshni “Rush” Bhatia’s short films have been screened at film festivals around the world.
Insiders – Writer Director
Dark Passage – Director, Writer
Shadow at the Door – Director, Writer
Plasmid – Director, Writer
Symmetry – Director, Writer
Nominee for Best Writing Award for “Plasmid’ by the Horror Writers Association of America
Finalist for Best Screenplay at #LockdownLogOn Quarantine Festival
End of Days Film Festival – Best Super Short and Best Director Up & Coming (Shadow at the Door)
Things 2 Fear Film Festival – Best Mini Short
Her films have screened at more than 50 festivals and have won awards including Best Director, Best Writing and Best Editing. Rush was also nominated for Best Writer by the Horror Writers Association of America for one of her shorts, Plasmid.
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