Arun Vir's screenplay THE LAST WEEKEND earned her the prestigious “Directing Workshop for Women Award” sponsored by the American Film Institute. Arun left New York and moved to Los Angeles to direct her film. The Last Weekend, starring Suzanne Douglas (“Parenthood”) won “Best Short” at the Pan African Film Festival and screened at festivals in the US and abroad. In 2002, Vir was named one of HBO’s “Women to Watch”. In 2008, she completed her film, UNFINISHED, a drama about a young South Asian-American woman who is forced to reconcile her relationship with her estranged father. Having penned several features, Arun's coming of age dramedy, Suburban Turban was voted (from 6,900 scripts) as FINALIST by The Academy Nicholl Fellowship in 2016. Arun returned with her short script, RESET, a story about addiction and recovery through the eyes of a mixed-race, Indian-American teen. RESET garnered awards and screened at Film Festival including Channel 4's British Urban Film Festival in London, RESET placed at several festivals abroad and in the US making its premiere in Feb 2016 at the Pan African Film Festival in Los Angeles.