SCREENWRITER • ARTIST • VISUAL STORYTELLER
"Aarthi Ramanathan is a true talent that creates unique worlds with engaging, relatable, layered characters that stay in your mind days after reading her scripts. We recommend her highly to execs at Roadmap Writers!"
Joey Tuccio, CEO, Roadmap Writers.
Aarthi Ramanathan is a screenwriter and visual artist with a passion for screenplays in the animation, family and fantasy genres. Having lived in three countries on the opposite ends of the world - India where she was born, Kuwait where she grew up and also was a refugee during the Gulf War, and Canada where she lives now, she finds joy in writing stories from diverse perspectives, particularly that of the underdog and individuals with unique challenges set in soaring visual landscapes that also deeply imbibe the connection between nature and the human spirit.
Animated Family Comedy
In a world where everyone is a superhero, an overweight teen with no supergenes gets his chance to prove his worth when an evil force takes away everyone's powers.
Period Fantasy Drama
In Ancient India, truth and myth collide when a young mute discovers he has a magical singing voice that not only inspires an eccentric emperor, but also makes him the target of a jealous rival who will stop at nothing to destroy him.
Animated Fantasy Comedy
Current Status: In Development
In a fantasy world ruled by magic, an uptight fairy godmother is forced to take off her wings and step into the real world in order to save her rebellious teen daughter from the clutches of an evil prince.
Family Fantasy Adventure
After a troubled biracial teen inherits the magical ability to make plants grow and ends up accidentally unleashing bloodthirsty giants upon our world, he must travel back to their realm, befriend a giant and save us all.
AWARDS & ACCOLADES
Tracking Board Launchpad Feature Finalist (Top 25), ScreenCraft Fellowship Finalist, WeScreenplay Diverse Voices Finalist, Jumpstart Writing Competition Feature Finalist (Top 50)
Academy Nicholl Fellowship (Top 15%), Final Draft Big Break (Top 10 in genre), Austin Film Festival (2nd Rounder), PAGE Awards (Semifinalist), Screencraft Fellowship (Semifinalist), Bluecat Screenplay Competition (Semifinalist)
PAGE Awards (Semifinalist), Austin Film Festival (2nd Rounder), Stage 32 Feature Contest (Winner), Final Draft Big Break (Semifinalist), Screencraft Family-Friendly Contest (Finalist), Screencraft Fellowship (Semifinalist)