Chand Bhattarai

Chand is an artist, illustrator and animator, and also a member of VAST Bhutan, the only contemporary art center in the country. In 2013 he co-founded the animation studio- Kewa Studio with a group of friends and animators. They produced the short Nowhere, which won the first prize in animaton in the Beskop Tshechu film festival 2013. Nowhere later screened in Sri, Lanka, Australia, and the Kurzfilmtage Winterthur in Switzerland. In 2015 Chand started a new animation studio- Studio Awake-can with childhood friend and animator Nima Dorji Tamang, where they produced Haste Slowly, which also won the Best Animation award at the Beskop Tshechu film festival 2016. Chand also directed the first 2D feature animation in Bhutan- Drukten, The Dragon’s Treasure. He also directed a 2D Animation TV mini series for RENEW organization on empowering women and children.

Films on Beskop

Chand Bhattarai
HASTE SLOWLY (2016)