All of Us – Documentary Trailer

All of Us Trailer from Sowjanya Kudva on Vimeo. Here’s the trailer for a 40-minute documentary that I made about the queer-of-color fight against North Carolina’s Amendment One, a piece of legislation that stripped domestic partnerships of their rights in 2012. The organizers took a unique electoral position by educating and encouraging queers to think ...

The Culinary Freak

Posted in Editor, Producer, Television

This is a pilot I edited and story produced for JARS Productions.

Cultural Kitchen

Posted in Editor, Television

Tacos Al Pastor Recipe with Chef Julian Medina

Cultural Kitchen

Posted in Editor, Television

Maanchi’s Recipe for New Year’s Rice Cake Soup

Bread Uprising

I created this video with my friends from Bread Uprising in Durham NC. Using this video, we launched an IndieGoGo campaign in which we met our goal and raised over $10,000. They are excellent bakers who have a strong vision of community solidarity and food sovereignty in Durham: “We believe that every person has a ...

Growing

This is a trailer for the feature length documentary I post produced and edited. It follows one growing season of three organic farms in the Hudson Valley of New York State.

The Day After Amendment One, Our Win is Bigger

SONG and I made this short piece, from beginning to end, in 5 hours, the day of the primary election of 2012 in Durham NC. SONG wanted to have a message ready in the case of a loss in the Amendment One fight, which took away the rights of domestic partnership and civil unions across ...

Etsy

Posted in Editor, Online Content

I recently started doing some editing work for Etsy and this is an example of one of the videos I completed.

Soft Moon – “Into the Depths”

Posted in Editor, Music Video

Premiered on Pitchfork.com

Farewell, My Subaru

Posted in Documentary, Editor

Premiered on BoingBoing.net In his best selling memoir “Farewell, My Subaru,” journalist and NPR contributor, Doug Fine attempts to “kick oil, live organically and keep his goats out of the rosh bushes.” He writes of his experiments and misadventures on his way to fully sustainable living.

MOCA Night Vision – Sponsored by Motorola

A summer concert series at the Museum of Contemporary Art in Los Angeles, sponsored by Motorola, Myspace and MOCA. I pitched to Motorola the idea of making short videos of the key performances, and here they are.

Modus Otis

Behind the scenes of an art auction and fashion show, sponsored by Quiksilver Inc. and Otis College of Art and Design.

Gay in LA

This is a short documentary about queer life in Los Angeles, inspired by the documentary Word is Out. It’s something I’d like to do in cities around the world, eventually fleshing it out into a feature. This was made completely out of pocket and passion. Fundraising purposes only.

What I Love About Dying

Posted in Documentary, Editor

This is a short clip from the film. What I love about Dying is a short documentary about the life and untimely death of story-teller and political activist, Kris Kovick. A staple in the San Francisco spoken word scene, Kovick was known for speaking her mind. It came as no surprise that when diagnosed with ...

Music Videos Reel 2003-2006

Posted in Editor, Music Video

This is the start of my work with director Will Joines.