Samundra Raj Ghimire

Filmmaker | Photographer | Writer | Artist 

Samundra Raj Ghimire is a Nepali filmmaker, photographer, writer, and artist based in the DMV area. With over a decade of experience spanning various fields including film, journalism, and communication, he brings a rich tapestry of skills and perspectives to his craft.

Hailing from a rural village and later navigating life in bustling cities before immigrating to a new country, Samundra's artistic journey has been shaped by the intersections of culture, migration, tradition, and rituals.

Prior to his relocation to America, Samundra served as a full-time writer and journalist at Zest Media and Setopati Sanchar Pvt. Ltd. (, where he honed his storytelling abilities and keen eye for detail.

Currently pursuing a degree in film and media arts at American University in Washington, D.C., Samundra is an  alumni of the prestigious film school, Filmová a televizní fakulta Akademie múzických umění v Praze (FAMU), located in Prague, Czech Republic, Europe During his time at FAMU, he worked with Arri's 16 mm camera.

Samundra has made significant contributions to the world of cinema, having produced and directed a number of impactful short films. Notably, he played a pivotal role as the co-art director and costume designer in the feature film "The World's Happiest Man: Bhutan", showcasing his talent for visual storytelling and creative direction.