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Lena Khan

writer/director The Tiger Hunter

Lena Khan is an writer and director who allows her work to be an organic blend of her varied experiences, the multi-faceted elements of her identity, her witty outlook on life, and her rich emotional aptitude. Lena graduated summa cum laude and received undergraduate degrees at the University of California, Los Angeles in Political Science and History, after which she went on to graduate from the prestigious UCLA School of Theater, Film, and Television.

Since then, Lena has been directing short films, commercials and music videos for international artists. Her videos have placed in major festivals, broadcast on major network television channels across the world, and received over 20 million hits on YouTube. Lena has also gained experience working at noted production companies such as Participant Media (SYRIANA, THE KITE RUNNER) and she and her work have been featured in media outlets such as The Guardian, The New York Times, and USA Today. Aside from running a blog and conducting workshops across the country for young filmmakers, Lena now brings her unique vision and visual style to her first feature film, THE TIGER HUNTER, and is working on her second film as well as a TV show.