Deva is a writer/director who originally trained as an actress at Guildhall and then studied filmmaking at NYU. Her short films have won many awards including a Silver Plaque at Chicago International Film Festival and a BBC New Filmmakers award. Deva’s romantic comedy feature film script Finding Clive was selected from over 7,200 feature film scripts as a quarterfinalist for the Academy Nicholl Fellowship 2013, second rounder at Austin Film Festival 2013, and Austin Film Festival 2012 and The Red Planet Prize 2012. Deva is now in pre-production with Finding Clive, with Shirley Henderson interested in playing the leading role and Alex Thiele of 65 Wilding Films, Katie O'Mahoney, and Michael Knowles of NOW Films on board as producers with a shoot planned for summer 2016. Visit www.devafilms.com for more information.