Rotterdam Lab

Ngima Gelu Sherpa

Born in the Everest region of Nepal, Ngima Gelu Sherpa graduated with MA in fiction film direction at Kino Eyes: The European Movie Masters program (2018 – 2020) in Lisbon, Edinburgh, and Tallinn, for which he received a full Erasmus plus scholarship. He has worn multiple hats of director, writer, editor, cinematographer, and producer for his films. His debut documentary short film, Home, premiered at Internationale Kurzfilmtage Oberhausen in 2021 and was awarded the Prize of Ecumenical Jury–Honourable Mention. His sophomore documentary short, Kathmandu Monsoon, premiered at DMZ Docs 2022, and it was also in competition at the 33rd New Orleans Film Festival.

Ama Dablam Pictures - Nepal

Ama Dablam Pictures is a Nepal-based film production company that was established in 2016 with an emphasis on developing and promoting the work of emerging filmmakers. The company focuses on both fiction and nonfiction film projects.


Projects in development

Mountain High by Ngima Gelu Sherpa (feature)


Projects in production

From up on my Balcony by Ngima Gelu Sherpa (documentary short)


Projects in post-production

Amazonia by Ngima Gelu Sherpa (documentary short)


Released films

Kathmandu Monsoon by Ngima Gelu Sherpa (documentary short)

Home by Ngima Gelu Sherpa (documentary short)

Ngima Gelu Sherpa

Rotterdam Lab

Rotterdam Lab participants 2023

See the names of the emerging producers joining us for the Rotterdam Lab 2023.