Pooja Gupta

Pooja is a versatile South Asian American artist and filmmaker with a dynamic creative portfolio spanning multiple genres and styles. Her artistic endeavors encompass non-fiction content, narrative films, music videos, live performances and installations.

With over a decade of experience in developing and producing non-fiction content for renowned networks such as Netflix, Warner Brothers, Fox, MGM Television, ABC, MTV, and Bravo, Pooja demonstrates her expertise in the industry. This extensive experience has seamlessly led her to collaborate on scripted series with notable screenwriters and showrunners, including Veena Sud of "The Killing" and Declan de Barra of "The Witcher."

In my approach to teaching, I prioritize fostering creativity and diversity within the realm of filmmaking. I believe in a hands-on, collaborative learning environment that empowers students to experiment, innovate, and find their unique voices in the art of storytelling through film.

Pooja Gupta

Career Highlights

  • Creating a wide-ranging portfolio, including non-fiction content, narrative films, music videos, live performances, and installations, showcasing versatility and creativity.
  • Developing and producing non-fiction content for esteemed networks such as MGM Television, ABC, MTV, E!, BRAVO, FYI and WEtv Networks, highlighting my industry reach and experience.
  • Transitioning seamlessly into scripted series, collaborating with prominent screenwriters/showrunners like Veena Sud of "The Killing" and Declan de Barra of "The Witcher," reflecting adaptability and industry credibility.
  • Gaining training from prestigious institutions such as Shakespeare & Company, Rada and The Actors' Gang Theater Company, infusing depth and artistic finesse into my work.
  • Being recognized as a Diversity Scholar at The Impro Theater / IMPRO STUDIO and being represented by ABRAMS ARTIST AGENCY for Voice Overs, indicating industry acknowledgment and professional representation.


M.F.A. Film DirectingCalifornia Institute of the Arts

B.A. Art History, Film TheoryHampshire College