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Radheya Jegatheva – The Saint
Director | Pacing the Pool
Radheya Jegatheva Radheya Jegatheva is an Oscar qualified and AACTA nominated filmmaker based in Perth, Australia and born in Johor, Malaysia to parents of South Korean, Japanese, Indian and Malaysian ancestry. He is a Bachelor of Commerce and Arts graduate from Curtin University (2021) in Western Australia. Radheya is passionate about film, and the value of using film and animation in educational and social development contexts. He has spoken to thousands of school students over the years with an aim to inspire young people about getting into the arts, and his works have been used as an educational tool in schools and universities around the world. Radheya’s films have been selected to 28 Academy Award Qualifying Festivals. He has also animated and contributed to various large-scale multimedia installations and public projects, and recently performed animation and VFX work on Lynette Wallworth’s ‘How to Live’ which premiered at the Sundance Film Festival.