Manoj Babu Panta

Manoj Babu Panta

1st Batch



Manoj Babu Panta joined the Film College in the year 2005 and he graduated in 2007. He has taught filmmaking and cinema at Tribhuvan University for a decade. He has mentored a lot of cinema workshops throughout the country. He has been the Academic Director as well as head of the department of screenplay writing and direction faculty at College of Film Studies since 2012. He directed his first short film WHERE IS THE STORY? in 2008 which was shown in various national film festivals. As a script consultant he has initiated to craft many shorts and features that have travelled to international fraternity representing Nepal.

Project Highlights

  • Kaaran 2006 (12 minutes) 2007
  • Where is the Story? (24 minutes) 2008
  • The Remains (17 minutes) 2017
  • Footsteps in the distance (30 minutes) 2022

Achievements and Awards

  • The Remains
    • World premiered on 9th August, 2018 in 67th MIFF (Melbourne International Film Festival
    • Official Selection, Tampare Film Festival
    • Jury Award, WNDX Canada