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Trim Lamba is a British-Indian writer-director based in London. 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 drama for CBBC and the opening film for Saatchi and Saatchi's NDS Showcase. He is developing his first feature 'NO ANIMALS WERE HARMED' with the BFI. He holds BA and Masters degrees in English Literature from University of Oxford and Royal Holloway, University of London. 


Trim is represented by Roxana Adle (assisted by Joe Richards) at Lark Management.




Winner Best British Short at Danny Boyle's Shuffle Film Festival 2017

Winner Best Experimental Short of the Year at Short of the Week Awards 2018

Winner Best Short at MoMo Film Festival Zurich x Samsung 2018

Cannes Lions: The 27th Saatchi and Saatchi 2017 New Directors Showcase, 

'Best Moments of Snapchat 2017' on Snapchat Discovery 

LSFF 2018 Industry Panel Feature: "Filmmakers Changing The Game"

Longlist Best British Short at the British Independent Film Awards 2017

Short of the Week 2017,  Best Short of the Month 2017,  Vimeo Staff Pick 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


VICE: "Like a ‘Black Mirror’ Episode Directed by David Lynch"

Dazed & Confused:  "Hugely affecting. An astonishing performance."

Mashable: " This dark short film is told entirely through Snapchat"

Short of the Week: "Genius. Horrifying and Vital" 

Ad-Week: "The 5 Most Stunning Short Films From Saatchi & Saatchi’s Cannes"

Directors Notes: "Trim Lamba Delivers A Horrifying Tale"

Campaign Live: "Trim Lamba’s film draws the audience in via a direct lens"

Cherwell: " The most memorable film undoubtedly. Everyone was frozen.." 

BiguMigu: "This short film is effective enough to freeze your blood..."

Business Insider: "Cannes Lions: Meet the new ad directors of the world"

Saatchi & Saatchi: "Bringing us back to reality with a bang, Trim Lamba’.."

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