Bishnu Prasad Ghimire (Kalpit)

Widely recognized as one of the finest cinematographers working in Nepal at present, both for fictionह and non-fiction films. Winner of National Award and National Advertising Award (CRITY) for camera work. Has been a  cinematographer for many prestigious national and international Television and Film Companies. Has worked with some of the finest national and international filmmakers and journalists, including Oscar-nominated Director Eric Valli and Emmy nominated Journalist Subina Shrestha. 

Professional Experience

Freelance Camera – Al Jazeera English

Cinematography for more than 18 Nepali Feature Films

Freelance Camera – Global Health Media Project

Freelance Camera – BBC

Freelance Camera – NHK

Freelance Camera – German TV

Freelance Camera -Studio 9 (UK)

Chief Cameraperson – Nepal 1 Television

Prominent Work as Cinematographer/Director of Photography

Andaaz, Feature Film

Disillusioned Soldier, Al Jazeera TV Documentary

A Big Deluge, Al Jazeera TV Documentary

Castaway Man, Feature Documentary, Directed by Kesang Tseten

Beyond the Cloud, Feature Documentary, Directed by Eric Valli

Bullet to Ballot, Al Jazeera TV Documentary

Music of Afghanistan, BBC TV Documentary.

Don’t Go So Far, Feature Documentary, ICRC

Trembling Mountain, Feature Documentary, Directed by Kesang Tseten

The Doll’s Funeral, Short Documentary, ICRC

Awards and Recognition

Emmy Nominated (2016) News Reportage on Nepal’s EaGdvr k bbnjjbbnjjnrthquake

Critics Award Best TVC Cameraperson of the Year (2014) for Jagadamba Steel TVC

National Award for Best Cinematography (2011) for Feature Film Andaaz

Academic Qualification

Bachelor in Arts from Patan Campus, Patan

Trainings Attended

Lightening System for Cinematography, Pune, India

Training of Photography and Journalism, (NFJA), Kathmandu

International Film Workshop 201, Chitwan, Nepal

Professional Association

Visiting Professor at Oscar International College of Film Studies, Kathmandu

Technical Advisor of Buddha Community Television, Butwal

Technical Advisor of Gandaki Television, Pokhara

Technical Advisor of Nepal Police

Professor of Everest Film Academy

Language Skills

Good Skills in written and spoken English and Nepali

Good Command in Hindi and can understand Bangla

Contact Details

Permanent Address:         Godawari 8, Lalitpur, Nepal

Contact No:                          0977-1-4460824

Mobile:                                0977-9851001982