Manjinder Virk is an actor, writer and director. As an actor she can currently be seen on The Beast Must Die with Jared Harris and Cush Jumbo on Britbox, and is shooting Jed Mercurio’s Trigger Point for ITV. On film she stars in the documentary The Arbor, for which she received acting nominations from the BFI and British Independent Film Awards. As a writer director one of her works, a short film Out of Darkness won Best of Fest award at the Aesthetica Short Film Festival in 2013.
In this, the first episode of season 3, host Emma Lister and Manjinder discuss how her dance training enriches her acting, why she feels it’s important to be creative without judgement and what life event inspired her award winning short film.
Manjinder’s interview is another link in our ‘artist chain’ after having been nominated by Rhoda Ofori-Attah in season 1!
Watch Manjinder's film Out of Darkness HERE
Manjinder's Instagram: @manjinder23
The 3 Questions...
Was there a piece of art that changed everything?
Derervo, clown troupe
Is there a piece of art that you didn’t love, but you respect or think has value?
Comedy as a genre
Who should we check out that we may not know about?
Artists and writers: Amber Lone, Sue Vincent, Rhiannon Tisse