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The process of making an independent film is like building a mini Eiffel Tower with popsicle sticks – it doesn’t

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To make independent films, you can’t think about them too much, ponder on them too much, get overwhelmed by the

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We honor filmmakers who put their heart and soul into the creation of art, regardless of sexuality, ethnicity, religion or political

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Not only do we grant prizes to the winners, but we also connect filmmakers to our network of professionals.

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Our objective is to provide support for filmmakers through reviewing, judging, marketing, and distribution networking.

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We challenge ourselves to discover and develop independent artists and audiences.

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We believe our film festival will give filmmakers a chance to showcase their work to a very wide range of audiences

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We are a platform for artists to present their works to the global audiences.

DRUK INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL

Our Mission

DIFF showcases an outstanding presentation of independent filmmaking, while also building a strong sense of community around the art of visual storytelling.

Supporting Emerging Independent Filmmaker

We support and nurture emerging independent filmmakers and their stories from around the world. We build a trusted community of filmmakers interested in making a difference

Providing Platform to the Risk-taking Filmmakers

We introduce the work of risk-taking storytellers and filmmakers. We challenge ourselves to discover and develop independent artists and audiences. We are a platform for artists to present their works to the global audiences.

Inspiring

We honor filmmakers who put their heart and soul into the creation of art, regardless of sexuality, ethnicity, religion or political views.

Inspiring Excellence & Awarding Artists

We want to help indie filmmakers find success by celebrating their achievements with a plethora of different awards. We embrace innovation and diversity to inspire excellence.

Networking

Not only do we grant prizes to the winners, but we also connect filmmakers to our network of professionals.

World Wide Promotion

We believe our film festival will give filmmakers a chance to showcase their work to a very wide range of audiences from many different parts of the world.

Global Platform

We are a platform for artists to present their works to the global audiences.

Discovering Artist & Audience

We challenge ourselves to discover and develop independent artists and audiences.

Distribution Opportunity

Our objective is to provide support for filmmakers through reviewing, judging, marketing, and distribution networking.

Encouraging Risktakers

We introduce the work of risk-taking storytellers and filmmakers.

Official Selection

Discover amazing films recently submitted to Druk International Film Festival

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Submitters Reviews

Explore what submitters say about Druk International Film Festival

Its where i started my dream,its best,its where i won my first award ever...Will come back next year..and year and year...

Wang Si
Filmmaker

Great festival, great people, 100% professional, definitively worth submitting!So happy to be part of it and been awarded!!!

Georgia Chioni
Filmmaker

Extremely well organized festival. The festival's communication with filmmaker is really good. So thrilled to win award in Silent Film category, June 2019.

Nilip Deb
Filmmaker

At Team One Entertainment, it gives us immense pleasure that our short Film - Dobara Alvida - Aka See you soon, was nominated under this festival as a winner, we look forward to the golden dragon festival next year, The Druk team is so prompt with their communication and updates, we are honoured to be winning here, cheers to team Druk :-)

Shahbaz Khan
Filmmaker

It’s a great honor to be an award winner at this amazing festival. Congratulations to all festival team.

Mehmet Tığlı
Filmmaker

Festival Partners

Druk International Film Festival thanks to our official partners for being associated with us

OurTeam

Meet the organizers of Druk International Film Festival

Triptayan Chatterjee

Festival Director

A thought provoking filmmaker Triptayan has always been researching on film language. His films are far from the madding crowd. Triptayan started his career as a journalist in Delhi. Triptayan is also a short story and fiction writer. Traveling around the globe is his passion, where he actually finds the facts of his film. With the film he is still looking for a different horizon.

Namgay Tenzin

Programming Director

Namgay is a cinefile. A lifelong good student Namgay is involved with different international organizations. His vision is to materialize the international understanding in every sector of life. He is one of the pillars of our film festival. Based in the Bhutanese capital of Thimphu, Namgay has a vast reputation in organizing non government film festival.

Aindrila Chatterjee

Deputy Director

Aindrila Chatterjee is Senior Executive - Festivals and Media Promotions with an mass communication background and working experience in media houses earlier. She carries a significant passion and interest in film making, writing on films as a critic and reviewer. She is managing communications and filmmaker support activities in DIFF

Tusu Kundu

Festival Coordinator

Tusu is the festival coordinator of DIFF. She posses a pleasant personality and assigned the responsibilities of festival management, interacting with filmmakers and guests, along with charge of event management. She looks after digital media promotions for all our activities and coordinates with internal teams and external agents.