Minhal Baig graduated from Yale University in 2012 with a Bachelors degree in Fine Arts. She is a current member of Film Fatales.
In 2015, she wrote & directed, One Night, her directorial debut about two couples reconnecting over the course of one night at a hotel. The film stars Anna Camp (Pitch Perfect), Justin Chatwin (Shameless), Isabelle Fuhrman (Hunger Games) and Kyle Allen (The Path). One Night premiered at the Austin Film Festival in 2016, and released in theaters & on VOD in February of 2017.
Minhal also wrote & directed the short film, Hala, about a Muslim teenager who struggles to reconcile her personal desires with family expectations. The short was featured on Nylon, Short of the Week, Film Shortage and chosen as a Vimeo Staff Pick. Her film, After Sophie, premiered on Nowness.
Her music video, Karma, premiered at the Flux screening series at the Hammer Museum and was chosen as one of the top 50 music videos of 2016 by IMVDB.
In 2016, her feature-length screenplay for Hala landed on The Black List, an annual list of Hollywood’s most-liked scripts. She is at work on the feature-length film of Hala.