Pavan (pronounced “Pav-in”) Moondi is a writer/director originally from Toronto and currently based in Los Angeles. He has written and directed three critically-acclaimed feature films: EVERYDAY IS LIKE SUNDAY (2013), DIAMOND TONGUES (2015), and SUNDOWNERS (2017). The latter of which co-stars comedian Tim Heidecker, was financed by Telefilm Canada, and distributed in the US by The Orchard and Factory 25. It was shot primarily in Santa Marta, Colombia.
Pavan’s previous film, DIAMOND TONGUES, premiered at the Slamdance Film Festival and generated significant press and critical acclaim (currently sitting at 100% on Rotten Tomatoes), while garnering a Canadian Screen Award nomination for its first-time actress star, Leah Fay Goldstein of the band JULY TALK.
Pavan has also worked in television: in 2016 he directed all 8 episodes of a CBC TV single camera sitcom, FOUR IN THE MORNING, and recently worked in the writers’ room for the hit CBC/PopTV series, SCHITT’S CREEK, starring Catherine O’Hara and Eugene Levy.