Deepak is a filmmaker, educator, and virtual production explorer who loves finding ways to democratize the learning and integration of the latest in cutting-edge technology for creatives around the globe.
He is an Assistant Professor of Practice, teaching Realtime Rendering, VFX and Interactive Development at UT Austin with a joint appointment in the Radio/Television/Film Department as well as the School of Design and Creative Technologies.
Deepak is also the Producer for film, TV, and virtual production at Epic Games' Unreal Online Learning platform, where he works with industry authors to create the latest in Epic-approved online training materials.
Currently, Deepak is working on his first feature film as a director, an adaptation of an award-winning short he wrote and directed called Hard Reset. His past work as a cinematographer has been featured in festivals such as SXSW, Slamdance, Hamptions International and AFI Silverdocs, among others.
Credits include No Future, Gen: Lock, Mr. Roosevelt, Discreet, and The Golden Rut, to name a few.
Never let the fear of failure cloud your ambition! When you are a student, you can afford to fail and learn from your mistakes.