Kabir Akhtar


Website / Bio / Video: elevenpictures.com


DGA Positions:

National Board Member (2023-2025)

National Board Member, 1st Alternate (2021-2023)

Western Directors Council, Alternate Member (2023-2024)

Asian American Committee, Co-Chair (2012-2014, 2020-2024)

Committee of Joint Co-Chairs, Member (2020-2024)


1 Primetime Emmy Win

3 Primetime Emmy Nominations

1 DGA Award Nomination (for Directing)

1 NAACP Image Award Nomination (for Directing)

1 MTV Award (Directed “Best Musical Moment”)

2 ACE Eddie Award Nominations (for Editing)


Crazy Ex-Girlfriend (CW)

The Sex Lives of College Girls (HBO Max)

Primo (Amazon Freevee) (Pilot)


Never Have I Ever (Netflix)

Resident Alien (Syfy/Peacock)

High School Musical: The Musical: Series (Disney Plus)

Young Sheldon (CBS)

Superstore (NBC)

With Love (Amazon)

The Mysterious Benedict Society (Disney Plus)

Home Economics (ABC)

BH 90210 (Fox)

So Help Me Todd (CBS)

Saved By The Bell (Peacock)

Julie and the Phantoms (Netflix)

Grown-ish (Freeform)

The Unicorn (CBS)

Mumbai Calling (ITV1)

Also — The 63rd Annual Emmys - Opening Film Segment (FOX); The 84th Annual Academy Awards - Billy Crystal / Melissa McCarthy Dressing Room Scenes (ABC); The Showbiz Show with David Spade (Comedy Central); Unsolved Mysteries (Spike).

EditorArrested Development - Supervising Editor (Netflix); Crazy Ex-Girlfriend - Supervising Editor (CW); New Girl (FOX); plus 20 years on other series.

Also: Does anyone read these anymore? Email me if you are reading this, I'm very curious.

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