michael gupta


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An Australian-Indian screenwriter and director.

His most recent short film THE ECHO held its world premiere at the 66th Oberhausen International Short Film Festival, followed by its selection for the Accelerator Shorts program at the 69th Melbourne International Film Festival (MIFF) 2021.
This short work, adapted from the poem 'The Rider' by Naomi Shihab Nye is the first part of an anthology of short visual expressions. The Echo has been featured online via Directors Library, NOWNESS Asia and acknowledged at the 1.4 Awards.

His stories, which take a considered approach to identity and characters on the fringe, encompass beautiful, vibrant and intimate narratives.


short film

THE ECHO, 2020


campaign

YES23, 2023


documentary portrait

CHIMERA, 2023


music video

WINTER SWIM, EASY, 2022