Tashi Gyeltshen

Bhutanese Tashi Gyeltshen is an autodidact filmmaker. After a career as a journalist for Bhutan’s national newspaper Kuensel and the Bhutan Times, he worked as an assistant director in a production company in Bangkok. Gyeltshen’s first short film, Girl with a Red Sky (2009), was commissioned by UNICEF and the Youth Development Fund. In 2010, he won the Best Screenplay Award in the film festival of Bhutan with Sem Gi Jurwa.