Gauri Singh is an award-winning filmmaker, poet, photographer, and the founder of three NC film festivals which includes the Franklin Flicks Film Festival. She has been a film artist since 2010, poet since childhood, and written many screenplays for films, acted, produced, and directed. Her films celebrate her South Asian American heritage and diverse American stories, The poems depict the scenes from the American South and the lovely rural landscape and life. She is known for award winning films, "Yadvi-The Dignified Princess", "Welcome to North Carolina", "Crossing Borders: An American Story”, and other films. Her photography includes nature, capturing the scenic side of the American backroads, and views of the countryside. She has also participated in the United Arts Council of Raleigh and Wake County Cultural Art Grant Review Panel for five (5) years.