Paul Mayeda Berges

Paul Mayeda Berges is a Screenwriter, Director and Producer who has often collaborated with his partner, Gurinder Chadha. Together they have written eight award-winning films that have been critical and international box office successes. 

Paul studied film and theatre at the University of California, Santa Cruz. He began his career making documentaries about the Japanese American community and was the Director of the San Francisco International Asian American Film Festival.

He was a Programmer for Public Television in San Francisco and made his directorial debut with The Mistress of Spices.