Robinder Uppal

Robinder Uppal is a documentary filmmaker and interactive producer whose work explores issues of social justice, immigration, and equality. He is a co-founder (with Marc Serpa Francoeur) of Lost Time Media, which has produced a wide range of linear and interactive documentaries since 2013. Their feature-length interactive documentary THE WORLD IN TEN BLOCKS (2016) premiered at Hot Docs and Sheffield Doc/Fest, and launched episodically in partnership with The Globe and Mail. Other films include THE HEAD & THE HAND (2018), which premiered at Hot Docs and was listed by DOC NYC as one of the top twelve contenders for the Oscars’ Documentary Short category. In 2019, they produced HAVEN, an award-winning short documentary about North America’s first prescription heroin program. In 2020, they released ABOVE THE LAW (CBC Docs POV) in tandem with the feature-length NO VISIBLE TRAUMA, a scathing exposé of police brutality and accountability issues in their hometown of Calgary. They are in post-production on LOVE IN THE TIME OF FENTANYL, a feature-length documentary produced in partnership with ITVS and with the support of the Sundance DFP. Uppal was born in Calgary, Canada to Punjabi immigrants and studied at Ryerson University, where he received an MFA in Documentary Media.


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