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Ravi Steve - Director/Writer



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Ravi Steve Khajuria is a Writer and Director based in Toronto, Canada. His career has been highlighted by nominations for awards from the Writers Guild of Canada, the Directors Guild of Canada, the Youth Media Alliance, and Banff World Television.


Ravi’s short form series, I WILL BURY YOU, recently completed its second season with support from CMF and Ontario Creates. His writing for this series was nominated for a Writers Guild of Canada Award (2024), and his directing was nominated for “Best Directing of an International Series” at Cusco WebFest (2024).


His latest film, THE PROS AND CONS OF KILLING YOUSELF, premiered at DANCES WITH FILMS: NY and is an official selection at five additional festivals in 2024.


Ravi's previous short, CONSENT AGREEMENT, screened at eight festivals around the world and received a nomination for Best Short Film at Hamilton Film Festival (2020). It had its broadcast Premiere on CBC in March 2022 and is now streaming on GEM.


This past year, Ravi worked as a writer and story editor on RUBY AND THE WELL, a one-hour family drama airing on Family Channel in Canada and BYUTV in the US. This same year, one of his episodes for the animated series 16 HUDSON earned a nomination for an Award of Excellence for Best Program from the Youth Media Alliance.


In 2022, Ravi wrote for Sesame Workshop and LEGO’s Play-to-Learn initiative, creating cartoons featuring Cookie Monster, Elmo, and other Sesame Street favourites.  That same year, he wrote ten episodes for Big Bad Boo Studios’ new animated series JUDGE JODHI, where he also served as series story editor.


In 2019 Ravi worked on Kim’s Convenience as part of their emerging writers’ room and was happy to shadow one of the series' directors for two episodes. 


In 2018 his feature film script INVINCIBLE-ish became a Top 10 finalist in FINAL DRAFT’S BIG BREAK SCREENPLAY COMPETITION and is now in Development with support from Telefilm.


His film TRAINING WHEELS, which he wrote and directed, was nominated for a Directors Guild of Canada Award (2012). That same year Ravi directed his first episode of TV with YTV’s tween comedy HOW TO BE INDIE. 


In 2006 Ravi’s script for YTV’s PRANK PATROL was nominated for a Banff World Television Award and also helped earn the series a Gemini Award nomination.


Ravi has a BFA from York University and is a former resident of The Canadian Film Centre’s Directors’ Lab.


He is a proud member of DGC, WGC, and ACTRA

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