Arun Narayanan focused on screenwriting at the University of Southern California School of Cinematic Arts, where he graduated with an M.F.A. in Film & TV Production in 2014. In 2015, his feature screenplay "Some Kind of Miracle" was selected by the Independent Filmmaker Project (IFP) for RBC's Emerging Storytellers program at Independent Film Week in New York City.
Since moving to Los Angeles in 2011, Arun has worked at various points as a writer, a director, a producer, an editor and an actor. His work has been featured in the Cannes Film Festival, the Toronto International Short Film Festival, LA Shorts Fest, the Playhouse West Film Festival, the Hollywood Reel Independent Film Festival, and Shorts Showcase on PBS. Today, Arun works as a Media Technician at Asylum Entertainment, and is currently overseeing the post-production of a feature-length documentary that he produced in Johannesburg, South Africa last year.