Pema Tseden

Pema Tseden

万玛才旦

Filmmaker / Screenwriter

导演 / 编剧

Pema Tseden is a Tibetan director, screenwriter, and author. His published works, in both Tibetan and Chinese, include Temptation, The Color of Death, and Tharlo. His works have received numerous literary awards and have been translated into English, French, German, Japanese, Czech.

Most of Pema Tseden’s films were shot in the Tibetan language by Tibetan teams. His films include The Silent Holy Stones, The Search, Old Dog, Tharlo, Jinpa, and Balloon. From his realistic, meticulous portrayal of his native land, people have a new understanding of Tibetan culture and its living conditions. His films have been nominated at the Venice International Film Festival, Locarno International Film Festival, Toronto International Film Festival and other major international film festivals, where they have received Best Picture, Best Director, Best Adapted Screenplay Awards, and over forty other domestic and international prizes.

万玛才旦,藏族,1969年生于安多藏区,电影导演,编剧,作家,文学翻译者。以电影和小说创作为主。
从1991年开始发表小说,已出版《诱惑》、《城市生活》、《嘛呢石,静静地敲》、《乌金的牙齿》等多部藏、汉文小说集,被翻译成多种文字在海外出版,获得多种文学奖项。2020年因小说集《乌金的牙齿》》获得“华语文学传媒大奖﹒年度小说家”殊荣。从2002年开始电影编导工作,主要电影作品有《静静的嘛呢石》、《寻找智美更登》、《老狗》、《塔洛》、《撞死了一只羊》、《气球》等,荣获意大利威尼斯国获得意大利威尼斯国际电影节最佳剧本奖、美国布鲁克林国际电影节最佳影片奖、台湾金马奖最佳改编剧本奖、中国电影金鸡奖最佳影片奖、华语电影传媒大奖最佳导演奖等几十项国内外电影大奖。