A veteran of non-fiction programming, Geeta cut her teeth at the NFB’s Studio D working with luminaries of the documentary world. She is currently directing a one-hour doc for TVO and CBC’s Doc Channel about Canadian identity through the eyes of racialized comics.
With Jason Ryle, she is also producing Metis Animation artist Terril Calder’s film about Charlie Wenjack (McConnell Foundation, Canada Council). Geeta produced the indie docs Last Call at the Gladstone Hotel (TVO-Bravo!); Some Kind of Arrangement (NFB-CBC); and Becoming 13 (NFB-CBC). She created and produced the internationally successful series Neat (HGTV-Discovery US) and has directed seasons of lifestyle programming. Always interested in creating space for new voices, Geeta has programmed films for TIFF, managed funding programs for the OMDC and pioneered web programming. Awards include Gemini nominations, a Golden Sheaf, a Gold Cindy, a Gold Remi and a Chris Award. Devoted to tackling issues of race and gender, Geeta currently sits on the board of Women In View.
Originally from Kenya, Geeta was educated in Vancouver and Montreal. She resides in Toronto.