Shruti is a filmmaker and the co-founder and a partner at Fictionless. Prior to Fictionless, Shruti has run video departments and developed the video strategy at various media companies from MTV, to Conde Nast/Vogue, to being the VP of TV & Video at NYLON. Shruti has worked with James Franco for the last five years on several feature films, digital content, and other productions including a performance piece at MoMA PS1 featuring Franco and Marina Abramovic. The films have included talent such as Jessica Chastain, Mila Kunis, Zach Braff, Olivia Wilde, Whoopi Goldberg, Chloe Sevigny and Logan Marshall-Green and have gone to Sundance, Venice, Berlin, Telluride, and AFI. She is currently producing a feature with Keanu Reeves, and is developing several other scripted films and TV series.
Shruti received her Bachelor's degree from Northwestern University, and was the first graduate of NYU's dual MFA (in Film) at Tisch and MBA at the Stern School of Business, where she had the Kenshin Oshima Scholarship and a Wayfare Fellowship. Shruti has also been a TED India (INK) Fellow and was a Global Economic Symposium Young Fellow. Shruti is a member of the Entertainment Consortium Collaborative Outreach Program (ECCO) for the White House and is on the Creative Council for Emily's List. Shruti hails from India by way of Oman.