is a documentary filmmaker based in the San Francisco Bay Area.
She works as a shooter, editor and producer.
holds a master's degree in journalism and documentary filmmaking from the University of California at Berkeley.
has experience working in both SD and HD formats and she
has shot with the HPX-170, HPX-500, DSR-320, DSR-570, PD-150, PD-170, and DVX-100.
thesis film, "Fast As She
Can," about track and field runners in Jamaica, was awarded the 2009 Margaret and William Hearst Award for Excellence in Documentary Film.
Before coming to the Bay Area, Kiran
was trained as an environmental engineer at Cornell University
For her undergraduate thesis, she conducted research on passive solar architecture in southwestern China and also worked as a photographer and research assistant for The Nature Conservancy in Yunnan, China.