Painting By Numbers

Radheya Jegatheva 4:23, Australia

A child’s encounter with classic masterpieces triggers a confronting epiphany.

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’s films have been selected to 28 Academy Award Qualifying Festivals. His 2019 film, The Quiet was Oscar qualified, and his 2017 film iRony was nominated for an Australian Academy of Cinema & TV Arts (AACTA) Award. Radheya’s films, which collectively have more than 1,570 official selections and 540 awards worldwide, have been played in all seven continents, including Antarctica at the Davis Research Station.