Gursimran Datla

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Profile Details

  • Country:   Canada and India
  • Province/State:   Ontario
  • City:   Toronto
  • Age:   27
  • Experience Level:   Emerging
  • Field of Work:   Fiction/Scripted and Documentary
  • Union:   Non-Union
  • Interested In:   TV Writing Room, Directing TV For Hire, and Developing my own Film/TV/Digital Material
  • Recent Credits:   Cinnamon Tea
  • Favourite Movies:   Realistic/Artsy
  • Authorized to work in the USA?:   No
  • Contact Information:   @gursimrandatla


Gursimran Datla is an Independent Writer, Director, Producer living and working in
Toronto, Ontario. He is a postgraduate in Advanced Filmmaking and Arts
Management. His Diploma short film ‘Refuge’, won the ‘Best film’ award at Donny
Awards (Toronto, Canada) in 2017.
With more than 5 years of experience in filmmaking and working in various Canadian
film festivals, the passion of Gursimran is to tell South Asian stories with different
perspectives and to find various tools to bring together different cultures through
Audio-Video Platforms.

His Last short film ‘Cinnamon Tea’ is recently selected at
the ‘Emerging Lens Cultural Film Festival’ in Halifax, Nova Scotia.
Currently, he is working on his first feature script, which is a historical Drama, set in the 1900s of Vancouver, Canada.