Our Team

With 260 projects under our belt in the last 20 years, the TEMPLE team expands with every new film we do. TEMPLE has a global network of film professionals.



Nominated as one of the 50 most powerful & influential professionals in the Australian film industry by ENCORE magazine, Anupam Sharma is a filmmaker, author, and one of the leading international experts on the Indian Entertainment Sector. Specialising through a Bachelor's and Master's degrees in film, he has written a number of research papers on media & films, along with these (with distinction) on Indian Cinema from the University of NSW - Australia. Apart from being the chief judge and advisor to the reality show BOLLYWOOD STAR by WTFN for SBS (TV), Anupam is currently developing his own feature film, and documentary projects as a director/producer/presenter, most of which have received development investment from film bodies.

He is currently in post for his feature length film which documents Australian adventurer Pat Farmer's test of human spirit and behind the scenes drama as he runs the length of India up to 85 kilometers a day for 66 days with the backdrop of the colourful, enchanting, challenging. organised chaos of India. With development investment from Screen Australia and Screen NSW, Anupam is also currently developing a slate of high profile Australia film projects with major Australian filmmakers including Bill Bennett and John Winter.

Anupam directed the much-publicized Australian feature unIndian starring cricket legend, Brett Lee, and internationally acclaimed actress, Tannishtha Chatterjee. The film had its world premiere at Montreal Film Festival in September 2015. He has lead a team of film professionals working on more than 204 projects which include feature films, TV serials, music videos, consultancy, film festivals, and TV commercials.

He has been widely credited in the international media for pioneering the Australian film trade with India. In 2011 Anupam founded An Australian Film Initiative with Peter Castaldi (www.aafilminitiative.org), which festivals receiving support from Hugh Jackman and Baz Luhrmann.
Racheal is an enthusiastic individual with an unflappable, can-do attitude. Racheal is internationally experienced, having worked as the Acquisitions and Sales Coordinator for Bankside Films in London.

She has over 7 years experience in both Film and TV having worked in various aspects of the business in London, Sydney, and Dubai.
Christine has two decades of media experience as a journalist, Chief of Staff/trainer, and Deputy Editor at Fairfax Media. Her primary role as Online Editor was at the multi-award winning, bi-weekly St George and Sutherland Shire Leader, which then had a paper readership covering a population of more than 423,000 and an average monthly online audience of 300,000.

Christine thrives on deadlines and has a strong background in research, training and administration.

Hearing other people's stories is a privilege she cherishes and has continued exploring further in her research and policy role for Films and Casting Temple, at Fox Studios. She has pursued part-time work to explore other experiences including: an Envoy at the 2016 and 2018 Sydney Biennales and a voluntary receptionist role at the Asylum Seekers Centre at Newtown, Sydney.
Joining TEMPLE as a Production Coordinator, Samantha has a working knowledge of a multitude of production aspects, from preproduction, production and post as a result of her varied hands-on roles since the start of her career.

Her experience spans feature films, documentaries and television commercials. Samantha has acted as Production Coordinator in the filming of a short documentary piece for the Australian National Maritime Museum.
Deepti Sachdeva is a multiplatform producer, journalist, blogger, and a communications consultant. With a Masters Degree in Film & Television Production Deepti has high-end experience in supervising and coordinating award winning field/studio productions and editorial projects.

She was the producer for one of the highest rated current affairs programmes at NDTV 24x7, India, and was a recent winner of the multiplatform screen producer scholarship by Screen NSW. Deepti is currently advising on TV, film, books, and multiplatform projects.
Katherine is a Graphic Designer located in Perth, Western Australia. Having a love for travel she was able to study abroad twice in the United States and the United Kingdom. Graduating from Curtin University with a degree in Creative Advertising and Graphic Design, she now works for one of Western Australia's largest printing companies as well as freelancing for local businesses within Australia.
Jeremy joins the films and casting TEMPLE team as our in house graphic designer. Jeremy has worked on a myriad of graphic arts projects for TEMPLE including website layouts, logos, pitch documents and designed promotion documents for Indian Aussies Terms & Conditions Apply, which has received multiple nominations at the London International Film Festival as well as made official selection at the Byron Bay Film Festival 2014 and St Kilda Film Festival 2014.

He acquired his knowledge as a graphic artist through studying a Diploma of Graphic Design and Communication at the Nepean Arts and Design Centre in Western Sydney.
Subhashini handles our day-to-day marketing and promotion in India and comes with a load of enthusiasm, dedication to public relations, and commitment to films & casting TEMPLE. She triggered the company to its current success with her generous financial support at the birth of films & casting TEMPLE.
With over 40 years experience in management in India and Overseas, P. D. Sharma overseas our promotion in India and Bhutan and provides valuable guidance in complicated management and financial matters.
Natasha Malini handles the marketing and promotion of TEMPLE for the Indian market from South Australia. With a degree in Management she has a wealth of experience in business development and projecting management. Natasha had successfully demonstrated her enthusiasm and passion for promoting TEMPLE – South Australia to the Indian Film Market.
Seema has a Bachelors degree in Management, majoring in Tourism and Hospitality, from the University of South Australia, and a Masters degree in Business Administration majoring in Marketing, from Griffith University.

Seema gained extensive experience in Events Management & Marketing, while work for an event management company in New Delhi, India. She has been associated with films and casting TEMPLE since April 2001.