Ram Devineni produced The Russian Woodpecker, which won the Grand Jury Prize at the 2015 Sundance Film Festival and was nominated for an Independent Spirit Award. He produced and directed the true-crime documentary, The Karma Killings (2016) about the Nithari serial murders in India. The film was exclusively released worldwide on Netflix and now on Amazon Prime. He directed a feature documentary, The Hydra (2019), about drug trafficking after the disintegration of the Soviet Union, which has been recently released worldwide on dozens of platforms, including Amazon Prime, iTunes, Google Play, and it’s also available on Blu Ray. He is also the creator of the augmented reality comic book Priya’s Shakti and Priya’s Mirror, which received the Tribeca Film Institute New Media Fund from the Ford Foundation and supported by the World Bank, and showcased at 2016 New York Film Festival. For creating India’s first female superhero who is a rape survivor, he was named a “gender equality champion” by UN Women. He was named by Fast Company magazine as one of the most creative people in business in 2017 for his innovative use of augmented reality to address social issues.
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