BACKSTAGE

The ENERGY BEHIND THE FESTIVAL:

Beskop Tshechu committee is a group of voluntary filmmakers and artists who are dedicated to promoting creative filmmaking in Bhutan through the first film festival in the country. While we all work as filmmakers or artists, organizing and contributing to Beskop Tshechu is a fully voluntary effort.

FOUNDERS:

Dechen Roder– filmmaker, head of Dakinny Productions
Pema Tshering— artist (VAST) and filmmaker

2011 ORGANIZING MEMBERS

Tshering Dorji, Filmmaker and head of Happy Valley Youth Theater Group
Dhondup Roder, Graphic Designer
Sonam Chophel, Artist VAST
Yannick Joris,Photographer VAST
Chandra Rai, Filmmaker and head of Rabbit in the Twilight Productions
Pelden Dorji, Filmmaker

CONTACT: beskop_bhutan@yahoo.com

Beskop Tshechu 2011 was financed by and organized in collaboration with the Department of Information and Media, Ministry of Information and Communications

Award sponsors: Royal Office of Media and Bhutan Foundation

Partners: Druk Air, Projection Foundation, Thimphu Thromde, Business Bhutan, Bhutan Today, VAST-Bhutan, Happy Valley Theater Cooperative, and Bhutan Suites