Independent filmmaker based in Bangalore, India. Gautam is currently making two feature-length, narrative documentary films that traverse six years in the lives of children and young adults. ALL OUR CHILDREN (codirector Usha Rao), revolves around four school children from age 12 to 18 – as they go from being children to adolescents to adults. TECHNOCATS (cofilmmaker Tara Rao) follows three young adults, who study in an elite engineering college in Delhi, through their four years of college and beyond.
Gautam has just completed two other feature-length documentaries: EATING GREEN IN THE TIME OF SAFFRON (cofilmmaker Nirupama Sarma) on the politics of meat eating in India and MOVINGS on the attachment and loss of a home.