Trim Lamba is a British-Indian writer-director. His first short ‘CRACKED SCREEN’ released in 2017 to multiple prizes and recognition including longlisting for a BIFA for Best British Short; selection for the 27th Saatchi and Saatchi New Directors Showcase in Cannes Lions; and winning multiple ‘Best Short’ awards worldwide. In 2019, Cracked Screen was acquired for permanent preservation in the BFI National Archive as a groundbreaking achievement in British filmmaking. His second short ‘BROKEN NEWS’ premiered at the 63rd BFI London Film Festival in 2019. Trim has directed interactive drama for the BBC and was commissioned to create the opening film for the 29th Saatchi and Saatchi NDS in Cannes Lions.
Trim holds BA and Masters degrees in English Literature from University of Oxford and Royal Holloway, University of London. Trim is developing his first feature and in post-production for his upcoming third short, both supported by the BFI. He is represented by Roxana Adle at Lark Management.
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 & HONOURS:
Winner of Best Short at MoMo Film Festival Zurich x Samsung 2018
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
The BFI National Archive: Permanent Preservation 2019