Veemsen Lama is a Nepalese filmmaker and YouTuber based in London who started his journey of telling stories from being front line soldier. After serving some time in the British Army he wants to tell the stories of his community and social issues in order to inspire, educate, communicate and to give positive message and to help others. He has won numerous international awards from his short films MAYA and CHYANTI about social issues in Nepalese community. He has also directed many Nepalese and British short films amongst which APARTMENT 41 went viral with 3.6 million views plus on YouTube. His debut feature film KATHAPUTALI “The Puppet” was recently shot in Kathmandu and is a psychological and supernatural horror, thriller.
  • Director (9 Credits)
    KATHAPUTALI "The Puppet"2020
    Feature
    THE POTTER'S WHEEL2018
    Short
    UNBOXING2018
    Short
    CHYANTI2017
    Short
    Apartment 412015
    Short
    MAYA2015
    Short, Student
    Rupees 5002014
    Short
    The Doll2014
    Neema2013
  • Producer (2 Credits)
    THE POTTER'S WHEEL2018
    Short
    Apartment 412015
    Short
  • Writer (2 Credits)
    The Doll2014
    Neema2013
  • Director and Story (1 Credit)
    A Graduate2014
    Short
Official Selection
KATHAPUTALI "The Puppet"
Heartland Film Festival
Indianapolis, Indiana
2021
"Best Horror Feature Film Winner" & " Indie Pix Award Winner"
KATHAPUTALI "The Puppet"
Winter Film Awards International Film Festival
New York City
2021
Official Selection
CHYANTI
Salento International Film Festival 2018
Salento
2018
Official Selection
CHYANTI
Farm Film Festival 2018
Favara
2018
Best Asian Short Film Award
CHYANTI
Link International Film Festival 2018
London
2018
Official Selection
CHYANTI
Pokhara International Mountain Film Festival
Pokhara
2018
Official Selection
CHYANTI
Inter Film Festival Berlin
Berlin
2018
Official Selction
CHYANTI
Kathmandu International Mountain Film Festival (KIMFF)
Kathmandu
2017
Official Selection
CHYANTI
Eka Deshma International Short Film Festival
Kathmandu
2017
Best Dramatic Short Winner
CHYANTI
El Dorado Film Festival
El Dorado
2017
Best Student Film Nomination
MAYA
London Short Film Festival 2016
London
2016
Best Student Film Winner
MAYA
BKSTS Widescreen Film Festival 2015
Bradford UK
2015
Official Selection
KATHAPUTALI "The Puppet"
Razor Reel Flanders Film Festival
Nominated for best director
MAYA
Ouchy Film Award Switzerland 2016
Lausanne
Nominated for Triton award
MAYA
Valleta Film Festival Malta 2016
Valleta
Longlisted for best student film
MAYA
One World Media Award 2016
London
Nominated for best drama
MAYA
Screen Test Fest Film Festival 2016
London
Best International Short Film
MAYA
London Independent Film Festival 2016
London
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