Dhaulagiri Films was founded by Writer/Director Asmita Shrish in 2013 where she collaborates with like-minded artists from around the world.
 
Asmita is a Nepali filmmaker working in fiction and documentary.  Her short documentary Auntie Ganga a portrait of an elderly Gurkha couple living in Britain has played in 15 festivals around the world including in Britain and Nepal.  It was selected by the British Council to play on National Old Age Day, and won an award from Human Rights Watch Film festival in London. The film has circuited in various film festivals and galleries including Edinburgh Fringe Festival in 2015.
 
As a fiction filmmaker she co-directed Chandra, the moving story of the journey of a boy and his grandfather through a devastated Kathmandu.  The film was funded by Chinese giants Youku Originals and Heyi Pictures for 20th Busan International Film Festival’s Asian Masters and Newcomers Project, and has already been nominated for a number of festivals including Locarno Film Festival, Palm Springs International ShortFest, São Paulo International Short Film Festival, London Shorts Film Festival, Dhaka International Film festival, FLICKERS Rhode Island Film Festival and Fribourg International Film Festivals.
 
Asmita completed her Computer engineering degree from Kathmandu University and pursue her creative career by doing MA in Visual arts and Animation from the University of Gloucestershire, took a certificate in documentary from the National Film and Television School, and was one of 8 directing fellows in Asian Film Academy 2014 nurtured by auteur Béla Tarr.