At only seventeen years old, Kush Dhungana has achieved much recognition as a writer, director, and creator. His first passion is screenwriting, making it a point to write a new script every two months. Specializing in both comedic and dramatic writing, Kush has gained recognition from the international film festivals, Moondance International Film Festival and Nashville Film Festival, as well as other organizations. His TV spec script for the show, Curb Your Enthusiasm, garnered positive reviews from festivals, including WILDsound Feedback Film Festival. Kush's passion for playwriting has also led to numerous honors from highly prestigious organizations such as The Alliance for Young Artists and Writers, the Eugene O'Neill Theater Center, and The Theater Project. In July 2017, his short play, Rooftop, was produced by Midtown International Theatre Festival at Jewel Box Theater, NY, which Kush also directed with his friend, Pharaoh Knighton, who served as assistant director. He also wrote and directed "A Poor Player," which was produced by the NY Theater Festival in January 2018. Dhungana is the youngest director in the festival's history. Kush also has a tremendous love for film. He co-created the filmmaking collective, Eventus Films, with his best friends, Thomas Hughes and Pharaoh Knighton. The Eventus Films-produced short mockumentary, Dalton vs. Malcolm, was selected Top 30 in NJ's 10 Day Film Challenge, and won the Audience Choice award during the festival screenings at the AMC Movie Theater in Burlington, NJ. Additionally, he serves as creator and co-artistic director of NJ Visionaries Film Festival, a festival that showcases the talent of young filmmakers in NJ. Aside from film and theater, Kush enjoys making music, creating and mixing beats with his friends. His first musical project, Omission, will be a mixtape produced by him, focusing on numerous talented young artists across NJ. The project will be released on SoundCloud and Youtube in Spring 2018.