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Name Rohit Gupta
Biography A Mumbai native, Rohit Gupta moved to the United States over a decade ago. Coming from a family of entrepreneurs, Gupta an MBA graduate, didn't have any experience in filmmaking until he joined the New York Film Academy for a 4 week workshop. He decided to take his shot in an "unstable" industry and fell in love. Realizing his passion for the craft, he extended his stay and enrolled into the one-year conservatory program. The film assignments he was working on for classes became inspiration for later works. Another Day Another Life (2009) a 4 minute film, was shot in seven hours, edited on his laptop completed on a $100 budget went on to win recognition at numerous film competitions around the world including an Official Selection at the Short Film Corner- Cannes 2009. His first feature film, an evolution of a 10-minute assignment at NYFA, Life! Camera Action... (2012) was shot in ten days with a two-member crew on a Panasonic DVX 100. He hired one of his favorite singer Kay Kay to perform a song for the film. Life! Camera Action... (2012) also went on to receive some of the highest awards and outstanding praise throughout the film festivals worldwide. Silicon India listed Life! Camera Action... (2012) as One of the 10 Outstanding Movies by Indian American filmmakers.
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