Partho Sen-Gupta is a film writer and director. He was born in Mumbai in 1965. He worked as Art Director and Production Designer on feature films, TV series and commercials in India. He then studied Film direction at the FEMIS in Paris. His first feature film, LET THE WIND BLOW (Hava Aney Dey) premiered at the Berlinale.
His second feature film SUNRISE (Arunoday) premiered at the Busan IFF and since screened at 2015 Tribeca, Munich, BFI London, Sitges, Sydney etc. It won the Best Film and the Best Cinematography Awards at the 2015 Durban Film Festival, Black Tulip for Best Film at the Imagine Film festival and a Honorable Jury Mention at the Munich Film festival. It was nominated at the Asia-Pacific Screen Academy Awards.
SUNRISE releases in France on 2nd March 2016.
After living in France for over a decade, he now lives and works in Sydney. His new film project SLAM set in Sydney is selected for the CineMart 2016 at the International Film Festival of Rotterdam and 2016 Berlinale Co-Production Market of the Berlin International Film Festival 2016.