English | Dzongkha Tuesday, January 24, 2017

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.

“Searching for wives” by a Bhutanese filmmaker selected for Munich International Film Festival

A short film by a Bhutanese titled “Searching for wives” has been selected for the Munich International Film Festival in Germany.

Non-commercial filmmakers awarded in Beskop Tshechu

A documentary on epilepsy, The Curse, won Beskop Award. In the award ceremony held Saturday, A Song of Silence won the fiction category. In the animation category, Haste Slowly took away the first prize.

Rinpoche’s film screened at Toronto Film Festival

Dzongser Jamyang Khyentse Rinpoche’s film, “Hema Hema: Sing Me a Song While I Wait” was screened at the Toronto International Film Festival in Canada, today.

Bhutanese films selected for Busan screening

A Bhutanese feature film, The Honey Giver Among the Dogs has been selected to be screened at the Busan International Film Festival in South Korea.

Bhutanese animators face sustainability challenge

Bhutanese producing animations is moderately new. Animation industry in Bhutan is emerging but the animators said its sustainability is a challenge.

Lugar Theatre restored to its former grandeur

The oldest cinema hall of Thimphu, Lugar Theatre has been restored to its former grandeur. It now has all the features of a professional new-age cinema and entertainment centre- from foldable seats, clean toilets to new silver screen.

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