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Ruya Koman is a film producer, director and actress and the founder/president of Koman Filmworks. Ruya recently co-directed, produced and starred in "Interference", a short film written and co-directed by Robin Rose Singer. "Interference" had its World Premiere at the "New Voices in Black Cinema Festival" at BAM (NYC). In 2016, she made her directorial debut with a short film that she wrote, directed and produced, "Reunion", starring the legendary Judith Roberts and Margaret Reed. The film was an official selection at the 2017 ECU European Independent Film Festival (Paris, France) and the 2017 Chelsea Film Festival (New York City).
In addition to "Interference" and "Reunion", Ruya has produced a number of award winning short films such as Najmia, One Second Changes Everything, Before We Lose, and The Poem of A Memory; as well as a feature film: "Convicted". In 2016, Ruya produced and line produced several short films for director Slick Solvan Naim (The Get Down, Snowfall, The Blacklist, Blindspot, and Power). She also produced two short films directed by Tribeca alumni Robin Rose Singer and Jack Marchetti titled Mr. Richardson (2017) and Compatibility (2017), before jumping on board for Tyler Hollinger's TV pilot "Man-Babies" (2017).
On the acting side, Ruya is currently playing "Mother" on Gotham. She is also developing her feature film, a biopic of a historical American female figure and being coached by Susan Batson.
Ruya holds an LLM (Master of Laws) in International Human Rights Law from the University of Essex. She is a member of the Screen Actors Guild and AFTRA and is being represented by Gina Stoj Management-USA and Emerging Talent Agency.
- IMDb Mini Biography By: Koman Filmworks