Nawa Nidhi Dahal


Nawa Nidhi Dahal was born in Khotang, eastern Nepal in July 1, 1989. After the completion of Bachelor of Arts in Film Studies in 2014, he decided to work as a producer. He set up his production company Simal Cinema and started with student short films. In 2016, he produced Sunil Pandey's "The Eternal Journey". The film received a warm response from the festival circuit having received the highest prize in some of them. To continue his passion, he produced another short film in 2018 called "The Remains" directed by Manoj Babu Panta which  is still travelling around the globe in different film festivals and receiving major awards. His recent effort as a co-producer, 'Song of Clouds', a short film by Ankit Poudel, was world premiered in Sundance Film Festival 2020. He, is the alumnus of Busan Asian Film School (AFiS). He attended Locarno Open Doors Lab in August, 2018 and Produire Au Sud Workshop in November, the same year. He also completed the 6 week residential workshop of Global Media Makers in November, 2019. He is currently developing Manoj Babu Panta's debut feature; The Land of Ancestors.