Agam Darshi

AGAM DARSHI is an international award winning actress and filmmaker, having worked alongside Oscar nominated director Deepa Mehta, and Emmy winner Ava Duvernay.

Agam Darshi’s directorial debut DONKEYHEAD, which Agam wrote and starred in was financed by Telefilm Canada, Creative Saskatchewan, SaskTel Max Equity, Canada Media Fund, BC and Federal tax credits and distributed by Level Film. Donkeyhead was acquired by Array Now and released on Netflix in January 2022 in USA/UK/AUSTRALIA and NEW ZEALAND. It was the opening film at MISAFF where it won Best Feature Film Award, Best Support Actor and Best editing, and won best direction at the Vancouver Women’s International Film Festival in 2022. It has recently been nominated for 11 Leo awards including best film, best lead actress, best director and best screenplay for Agam.

In 2018 DONKEYHEAD was one of only six scripts accepted into the WHISTLER FILM FESTIVAL’S PRAXIS SCREENWRITING LAB and was awarded a $2000 grant by the Saint John’s Women’s Film Festival, in collaboration with the DGC. 

Agam is a recipient of the illustrious Film Independent Project Involve 2020 Fellowship as a writer.