English | Dzongkha Sunday, April 30, 2017

Film ‘Prophecy’ bags best narrative feature award

Zuri Rinpoche’s feature film, ‘Prophecy’ won the best narrative feature award in “SR Socially Relevant Film Festival New York”.

Filmmaker accuse BFA of manipulating film awards criteria

The director and the co-producer of the Bhutanese movie “Tshorwa-The Inner Call”, Karma Lhatrul Rinpoche, is accusing the Board members of the Bhutan Film Association (BFA) of manipulating the criteria for the 16th Bhutan National Film Awards, which was held last month.

Jurwa- a new TV series and graphic novel launched

Jurwa, a 2013 educational radio programme will soon hit the television sets as well as book shelves.

Hema Hema wins Audience Choice Award at Malaysia Golden Global Awards

The film “Hema, Hema: Sing Me a Song While I Wait” has won the Audience Choice Award at this year’s Malaysia Golden Global Awards, which was held yesterday.

Serga Mathang bags Prime Minister’s Award for best film

Serga Mathang bagged the Prime Minister’s award for best film at the Bhutan National Film Awards 2017, yesterday. The Prime Minister’s award, instituted for the first time this year, carries a cash prize of Nu 1 M.

Animated television series Shelldon launched

Prime Minister Tshering Tobgay launched the first ever dzongkha dubbed version of an animated television series- Shelldon, this afternoon.

First ever animated TV series to air on BBS

Viewers of Bhutan Broadcasting Service (BBS) will soon get to see the first ever animated TV series called Shelldon. The Dzongkha dubbed version will be launched on February 5, this year. It is a gift from His Royal Highness The Gyalsey to the children of Bhutan, on his first birthday.

Usage of mask in Hema Hema culturally inappropriate: BICMA

Bhutanese movie Hema Hema: Sing me a Song while I wait will not be allowed to screen in the country.

BICMA bars screening of Hema Hema

Bhutan InfoComm and Media Authority (BICMA), disapproved the screening of Bhutanese film, “Hema Hema: Sing Me Song While I Wait”.

Bhutanese film industry to have their own film studio

The film industry in Bhutan boomed within a short span of time. However, its growth remained quantitative in the absence of a proper development of audio visual media. Therefore, towards this, a film studio will soon be built to further promote the art of Bhutanese filmmaking.

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