Paras Chaudhari

Senior Producer + Teaching Artist
reimagine/ATL

Paras Chaudhari is a Filmmaker, Actor, & Teaching Artist with over 13 years of experience working on narrative, commercial, TV, & documentary content. With a degree in Information Management & Technology from Syracuse University, Paras started his career in NYC as a Project Manager for advertising agencies. In 2009, he left the corporate world to freelance full-time as a Producer in NYC while creating his own passion projects.

He recently moved back to Atlanta and is now a Senior Producer at re:imagine/ATL, where he runs Community, the organization’s in-school program. Paras considers his work with teens as a collaboration, and his curriculum as a series of exercises that develop empathy, vulnerability, and resiliency in his students.

He is currently in post-production for his podcast Embrace the Mess: Chronicling the messy, challenging, and rewarding reality of teaching storytelling to under-resourced teens.



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