Roxy Rezvany is a British filmmaker of Iranian-Malaysian-Chinese
descent working in documentaries and scripted films with a focus on the
immigrant experience across generations. She has been recognised by The
Dots as one of their Creative Trailblazers of 2018 and featured twice
in Broadcast Magazine as new UK directing talent.
She worked on both seasons of the two-time Emmy award-
nominated series about LGBT+ rights, Gaycation, where she developed the
pilot under executive producer Spike Jonze. She also worked on the UKMVA
award-nominated digital feature documentary, Hip Hop in the Holy Land,
the Realscreen award-winning show Black Market with Michael K Williams,
the Broadcast digital award-nominated show Needles and Pins, and
the winner of the New York Newswomen’s Club Front Page Award for TV
Special Reporting, States of Undress - a documentary series about the
politics of fashion.
Her cinematic directorial debut ‘Little Pyongyang’, a short film about North
Korean refugees in London, premiered in competition at CPH: Dox Festival in
2018 and had its UK Premiere at the Oscar qualifying festival, Sheffield
Doc/Fest. Her work has been broadcast and featured on Channel 4, Sky,
VICE, i-D and she has worked with the Tate and Victoria Miro galleries.
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