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WME has signed director, writer and actor Sujata Day for representation in all areas.
Day has starred as CeCe in Issa Rae’s The Misadventures of Awkward Black Girl and appeared throughout three seasons on HBO’s Insecure. She honed her improv comedy and sketch-writing skills at Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre and regularly performs in UCB’s hit Asian AF show.
Her narrative short film, Cowboy and Indian, sold to a major studio for series development with Day writing, executive producing and starring. Additionally, she directs This Is My Story, a poignant series in which beloved storyteller LeVar Burton narrates real life personal experiences of everyday racism.
Day’s directorial debut, Definition Please, premiered at the 2020 Bentonville Film Festival in U.S. Narrative Competition and later won the Grand Jury Award for Best Narrative Feature at CAAM Fest 2020, the Best “Made In Pennsylvania” Award at the 2020 Centre Film Festival, and most recently Outstanding Directorial Debut Award at the 2020 South Asian Film Festival of America. For her work illuminating race and mental illness on film, Day was additionally profiled for NBCUniversal News Group’s Inspiring America series. Definition Please is an available sales title.
She is also a Sundance Fellow, Sundance Film Festival Influencer, and HBO Visionaries Ambassador.
Day continues to be repped by attorneys Bob Myman and Jennifer Grega at Myman Greenspan.
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