Shivani Rawat


Shivani Rawat
New Jersey, U.S.
Alma materWelham Girls' School
The New School
New York Film Academy
OccupationFilm producer
Known forTrumbo (2015)
Captain Fantastic (2016)

Shivani Rawat is a film producer based in New York known for producing independent films like Danny Collins (2015), Trumbo (2015), Captain Fantastic (2016) and Brian Banks (2018).[1] She is the founder and CEO of ShivHans Pictures, a production house that supports feature films that don't fit into the Hollywood model.[2][3] In May 2020, former head of Miramax and HBO Films, Julie Goldstein, joined ShivHans Pictures as Head of Production.[4]

Rawat is a board member for Annenberg Inclusion Initiative at the USC Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism.[5] In 2014, the American film distribution company Bleecker Street entered into an exclusive distribution deal with ShivHans Pictures, ensuring the US distribution for all its films.[6]

Rawat attended Welham Girls' School in Dehradun, and is a graduate of The New School and New York Film Academy.[7]


Year Film Notes
2013 Rajjo Actress only; as Sakina
2015 Trumbo[8] Producer
Danny Collins[5] Executive Producer
2016 Captain Fantastic Producer
2018 The Polka King[5] Producer
Hotel Mumbai (Uncredited)
Brian Banks[9]
2020 Wander Darkly[12] Producer
The Water Man
The Trial of the Chicago 7 Executive producer
2021 The Ice Road[13] Producer


  1. ^ David Walters More stories by David Walters (2017-01-11). "The Sundance Kid's Hot Streak". Bloomberg. Retrieved 2020-05-14.
  2. ^ Setoodeh, Ramin (April 3, 2019). "'Hotel Mumbai' Producer Shivani Rawat Steps Up to the Plate for Indie Films".
  3. ^ "Shivani Rawat".
  4. ^ "Julie Goldstein Joins ShivHans Pictures as Head of Production (Exclusive)". The Hollywood Reporter.
  5. ^ a b c "Shivani Rawat | USC Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism". 2018-09-17. Retrieved 2020-05-14.
  6. ^ Alexandra Cheney (2014-08-13). "Ex-Focus Features Chief Launches Distribution Company – Variety". Retrieved 2020-05-14.
  7. ^ "Could Producer Shivani Rawat be the Next Megan Ellison?". 19 March 2015.
  8. ^ "TIFF: 'Trumbo' Feted at THR-Hosted Dinner With Bryan Cranston, John Goodman". Hollywood Reporter. 2015-09-14. Retrieved 2020-05-14.
  9. ^ Justin Kroll (2017-04-28). "'Bruce Almighty' Helmer to Direct 'Brian Banks' Biopic – Variety". Retrieved 2020-05-14.
  10. ^ "NZIFF: Beirut" – via
  11. ^ "'Beirut' Thrills at the 2018 Spring KCET Cinema Series". KCET. April 5, 2018.
  12. ^ Macaulay, Scott. "Sundance 2020 Announces 118 Feature Films".
  13. ^ Mike Fleming Jr (2020-02-11). "Laurence Fishburne The Ice Road Liam Neeson; Shivhans Code Entertainment – Deadline". Retrieved 2020-05-14.

External links

  • Shivani Rawat at IMDb
  • Bloomberg profile
  • British Film Institute profile