Private Project

The Souvenir

This short film is about a girl who is separated from her lover and is desperately waiting for him to return. The wait has made her angry and frustrated. Watch the film to see how the situation unfolds.

  • Swati Chugh
    New Heaven, The Maverick, Chitthiyaan - The Letters
  • Swati Chugh
    New Heaven, The Maverick, Chitthiyaan - The Letters
  • Swati Chugh
    New Heaven, The Maverick
  • Sofia Huertas
    Key Cast
  • Wesley James Fuller
    Key Cast
  • Project Type:
    Experimental, Short
  • Runtime:
    2 minutes 33 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    July 20, 2021
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  • Country of Filming:
    United States
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Director Biography - Swati Chugh

Swati Chugh is a multiple award winning Independent Filmmaker. She has made 14 short films so far. She has written, produced, directed and edited these films herself. Her films have won 26 awards and have screened at 80+ Film Festivals in 20 countries - India, USA, UK, Canada, France, Russia, Italy, Bhutan, Venezuela, Germany, China, Romania, Nepal, Austria, Turkey, Singapore, Indonesia, Egypt, Greece and UAE.

Swati has a Master's Degree in Business Administration and is working as Sr Manager in a software MNC. She has 14 years of Corporate experience in Marketing, Operations, Finance, HR, Strategy and Innovation. She has been an independent filmmaker for past 5 years.

She did a film making program at Barry John Acting Studio, New Delhi, India. She further went on to study film making at New York Film Academy at Los Angeles Campus, US.

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Director Statement

As a filmmaker, I want to tell stories that bring hope and inspiration to the audience. If I manage to touch hearts and inspire people to view things differently, I believe my purpose is met.