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COURTESY : BHUTAN OBSERVER Beskop Tshechu starts today Posted by webupdate on October 21, 2011 in Latest News, Local Buzz Beskop Tshechu, the first documentary and short film festival in Bhutan, begins today at the Royal Thai Pavilion in Thimphu … Continue reading
COURTESY : BHUTAN OBSERVER Khamsum, a review Posted by webupdate on November 4, 2011 in Latest News Khamsum, a short film by 31 year-old Loday Chophel, an aspiring filmmaker, won the first prize during the October 21-23 Beskop Tshechu in … Continue reading
COURTESY : BHUTAN OBSERVER Short film festival to encourage non-commercial filmmaking Posted by webupdate on August 16, 2011 in Latest News, Local Buzz Come October, a short film festival called Beskop Tshechu will be held in Thimphu from 21 to … Continue reading
Interview with ugyen wangdi the first filmmaker in bhutan When we think of documentary production in Bhutan, we think of Ugyen Wangdi. In many ways, he is the father of documentary in Bhutan. One of the first trained filmmakers in Bhutan, with … Continue reading
COURTESY :KUENSEL OCT 23, 2011 Unappealing to usual moviegoers Beskop Tshechu Accustomed to watching feature and commercial films apart from usual soaps, art-based films failed to captivate Bhutanese audience, who flocked to watch it at the ‘Beskop Tshechu’ yesterday. Around … Continue reading
COURTESY :KUENSEL Loday Chopel wins Nu 30,000 first prize OCT 24, 2011 His film, Khamsum, was among seven Bhutanese films in competition Short Films Award Despite the cold, people thronged the clock tower square in hundreds yesterday evening to watch … Continue reading
Beskop Tshechu 2011 is the first documentary and short film festival in Bhutan dedicated to promoting and encouraging creative filmmaking. The festival is a non-profit event, and relies heavily on volunteerism, passion and contributions/ donations.