Senator – Education Global Senate
Kiran Paudyal is a highly accomplished and versatile individual, widely recognized as an independent filmmaker, film producer, researcher, and documentary director. Currently based in Texas, he has garnered a remarkable reputation for his outstanding contributions to the film industry. With a passion for storytelling and a keen eye for detail, Kiran has established himself as a creative force to be reckoned with.
As the founding vice chairman of the esteemed Nepal America Film Society and co-founder of the prestigious Nepal America International Film Festival, Kiran has played a pivotal role in promoting Nepalese cinema on a global scale. His dedication to showcasing Nepal’s rich cultural heritage through film has earned him immense respect within the industry.
Kiran’s educational background further underscores his expertise and commitment to his craft. He holds a diploma in journalism, laying the foundation for his illustrious career as a senior reporter from 1997 to 1999. Additionally, he has successfully completed a Bachelor’s Degree in Screenwriting and Non-linear video editing from Avas Film Academy, an institution affiliated with the esteemed Tribhuwan University of Nepal. This comprehensive academic training has honed his skills and equipped him with the necessary tools to excel in the world of filmmaking.
Kiran has garnered numerous accolades and recognition throughout his journey for his exceptional work. In 2010, he received the prestigious National Film Award for his outstanding movie “Dhasdhunga,” which captivated audiences and achieved recognition in five other distinct categories. This significant achievement is a testament to his prowess as a filmmaker and his storytelling’s impact on viewers.
Kiran’s talents have not been confined to his home country alone. He has showcased his films internationally, participating in renowned film festivals such as the Toronto International Film Festival and the Chicago International Film Festival in 2013. These opportunities allowed him to connect with diverse audiences and further establish his global presence as a visionary filmmaker.
In addition to his contributions to the world of film, Kiran is also deeply involved in community service. He currently holds the position of Vice President at the Nepalese Society of Texas (NST), an umbrella organization representing over five dozen active Nepalese social organizations in Texas, USA. Through his involvement with NST, Kiran continues to foster unity and support the Nepalese diaspora in Texas, exemplifying his commitment to art and community.
Kiran Paudyal’s unwavering dedication, remarkable achievements, and passion for storytelling make him an invaluable figure in the realm of independent filmmaking. With his talent, vision, and relentless pursuit of excellence, he will leave an indelible mark on the global film industry and continue to inspire aspiring filmmakers and storytellers worldwide.