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WALLPAPER MAN

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MAY

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DIRECTOR

Amit Gupta

RUNTIME

7 Minutes

COUNTRY

USA

SYNOPSIS

Based on the popular short story, "The Wallpaper Man", this film is about a young girl who moves into a new home with her abusive father after the tragic death of her mother. There, living within the walls is a creature who offers Emma the ultimate deal: he will take away her pain, in exchange for human life.

DIRECTOR BIO
L.A.-based director Amit Gupta’s international upbringing has influenced his life and work immensely. Known for his strong visuals, beautiful imagery, and cinematic authenticity, Amit’s work for clients including Nike, Adidas, Google, AirBnb, Mercedes, and many others, and is infused with a global culture and aesthetic.

The well-traveled director has lived and worked in the U.S., as well as Europe, Asia, India, and the Middle East, where he has shot commercials, music videos, and films.

Amit’ commercial work has earned him multiple awards from the American Advertising Federation, and has been screened at Cannes, GoaFest, and Spikes. His narrative projects have screened at Festivals in Chicago, Boston International, London Independent, Houston and Beverly Hills.

He studied Film and Television at the Academy of Art University in San Francisco, where he earned an MFA. He also holds a BA in Economics from the University of Texas at Austin.

In addition to his passion for telling stories, Amit likes spending his free time skiing, riding motorcycles, and enjoying quality time with his wife and daughters in L.A.

CAST and CREW

Writer/Director/Producer - Amit Gupta
Writer - Caleb Stephens
Producer - Mariah Morgernstern
Producer - Pratik Basu
VFX Supervisor - Alex Popov
Editor - Brandon D. Porter
Cinematography - Matthew Plaxco

CAST
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