Hollywood studio signs Rohit Gupta for next film

MUMBAI: Hollywood-based movie production house, Phoenix Rising Media Group, has signed New York-based filmmaker Rohit Gupta to direct its upcoming film, My Big Fake Wedding.

"We are happy to have Rohit on board. His energy and commitment is contagious," said Phoenix Rising Media Group CEO Noor Naghmi in a press statement.

The film, scheduled to go on the floors this October, will be shot on various locations including New York, Washington DC and India.

Gupta is one of the few directors to have achieved 57 international accolades and awards to date within a span of two years with his debut films - Another Day Another Life (a 5 minute film) and his latest Life! Camera Action (full length feature film of 89 minutes).

Another Day Another Life has won 33 international accolades and awards including being selected at the ‘Short Film Corner at Cannes 2009‘, bagging the ‘Best Short‘ and ‘Best Dramatic Impact‘ awards at the Best Shorts Competition 2011 (California).

Life! Camera Action has won 24 International accolades and awards in less than eight months since its completion. It has also been officially selected in competition to be screened at six international film festivals from August through November this year including International Film Festival Thailand, International Film Festival Ireland, Youth International Film Festival UK and International Film Festival Australasia.

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