About

Gursimran Datla is an aspiring Film-maker and Writer currently residing in Toronto, Canada. He completed his post-graduation in  Advanced Film-making as well as a Post graduation Certificate in Arts Managemet. An avid film enthusiast, he was the co-founder of film society “Chandigarh Creative Cinema Circle”(India).

In May 2017, his short film ‘Refuge’ won best film at the Donny Awards.

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He has received the Peter Dickinson award nominee for critical and creative thinking. He was selected for a mentor-ship program by LIFT Toronto.He has written and directed 5 short films, successfully screened at various film festivals.

Gursimran was one of the finalists of the Sundance/Roger Ebert Fellowship for Film Criticism. He is currently working on two feature scripts based on immigration and resistance among different generations.