Rajesh Prasad Khatri, a self-taught filmmaker, working as a primary level school teacher in his village. A Curious Girl (2017) is his debut short film, which was world premiered at 22nd Busan International Film Festival (BIFF- 2017). The debut short film won Grand Prix (Best Short Film) at Berlinale Generation Kplus Competition, 2018 and was screened in 30- film festivals around the world including some awards. A Scarecrow (2020) is his second short film that secured President’s Special Recognition Award in the AFA-MPA film pitch competition and has been selected in 25th Busan International Film Festival (BIFF-2020) for the world premiere.

Now, he is developing the script of his first feature film, Black and White Photo which was selected at Asian Project Market (APM-2019) and Berlinale Talents (Script Station) 2020, as well as received the Script Development Fund of Asian Cinema Fund (ACF-2019). He is the alumnus of Asian Film Academy (2018) and Berlinale Talents Campus (2020).

Rajesh Prasad Khatri

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