Minhal Baig

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Minhal Baig is a writer/director recently featured on the 2016 Black List for her feature-length script HALA, about a Muslim teenager reconciling a sexual awakening with her faith and family. In 2017, she was chosen as a directing mentee for Ryan Murphy's Half Foundation Directing Mentorship. Currently, she is a story editor on Bojack Horseman, an adult animated comedy-drama created by Raphael Bob-Waksberg on Netflix. She was previously a staff writer on the Untitled Ramy Youssef Project, a half-hour comedy about the creator's real-life experiences as a first-generation Egyptian American Muslim, produced by Hulu and A24.

She has written and directed several shorts including PRETEXT, AFTER SOPHIE and HALA, and music videos. They’e been featured by the Los Angeles Times, Nowness, Dazed, Nylon, Spin, Pitchfork, Stereogum, Short of the Week, Director’s Notes, Booooooom!, Vimeo Staff Pick and Hammer Museum.