Award winning independent filmmaker Sharad Kant Patel has screened his short films at SXSW and Raindance and completed one feature narrative film which won 3 festival prizes. He has also self published a book of comic art, produced music professionally, and served as editor and actor in other indie films.

He has taught film history and production at Eastern Michigan University & University of Houston, and also taught screenwriting at Houston's High School for the Performing and Visual Arts.