Tina Gharavi is a BAFTA-nominated filmmaker and screenwriter. Gharavi is known for making innovative cross-platform films about outsiders, outcasts and marginalised people in extraordinary situations. Gharavi is currently an Associate Professor (Senior Lecturer) in Film & Digital Media at the University of Newcastle, and is frequently a guest lecturer internationally. She is a Fellow of MIT Documentary Lab in Boston. Gharavi lives and works in Newcastle-upon-Tyne and Paris.