Trim Lamba is a British Indian writer-director based in London, UK. His first short 'CRACKED SCREEN’ released in 2017 to various honours and global press; including selection for the 27th New Directors Showcase in Cannes Lions; featuring to millions of users on the Snapchat Discover platform; long-listing for a BIFA (British Independent Film Awards) Best British Short; and winning multiple 'Best Short' prizes worldwide.
In 2019, 'CRACKED SCREEN' was acquired for preservation in the BFI National Archive, deemed culturally significant to British filmmaking. His second short 'BROKEN NEWS' premiered at the 63rd BFI London Film Festival.
Alongside developing work for film and TV, Trim has directed interactive drama for the BBC and was commissioned by Saatchi and Saatchi to direct the opening film for the 29th New Directors Showcase in Cannes working closely with creative teams at Facebook, Google and Twitter.
Trim holds BA and Masters degrees in English Literature from University of Oxford and Royal Holloway, University of London. He is represented for Film and TV by Independent Talent Group in the UK.
Short of the Week: "Genius. Horrifying and Vital"
Directors Notes Interview "Trim Lamba Delivers A Horrifying Tale"
BiguMigu: "This short film is effective enough to freeze your blood..."
Awards and Honours:
Winner of Best Short at MoMo Film Festival Zurich x Samsung 2018
The BFI National Archive
Longlist Best British Short at the British Independent Film Awards 2017
Cannes Lions: The 29th Saatchi and Saatchi New Creators Showcase 2019
Official Selection 63rd BFI London Film Festival 2019