Dorjkhand Turmunkh

Dorjkhand Turmunkh

Filmmaker in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia

About Dorjkhand

Dorjkhandyn Turmunkh
CV and Artist statement:

Was born 14 June 1959 Ulaanbaatar Mongolia
sex male
Passport number E 331178

Profession journalist, DIRECTOR, PRODUCER

After the collapse of the Soviet Union Turmunkh became one of the popular journalists and programmed directors of Mongolian television. He also wrote and produced the feature film TEARS OF LAMA, and he is celebrated author of many short stories and TV reportages.
As representative of the Mongolian Association of Free Democratic Journalists ,he is one of the few Mongolian journalists who have been issued an International Press Card.
He speaks Mongolian, English and Russian.
From –2000-2001 lived and worked in NYC United States of America
From 2004 until meantime owner of tv & film studio NOMUN
Making tv commercials video clips tv documentaries and Weekly tv program called TOBCH TOLI
From January 2011_2012 he worked on chief producer of tv 9 television


1990 -1994
Weekly TV program called TOBCHI TOLI

HOT WIND documentary film /16mm 80 min /color

FOUR YEARS AGO documentary film SP /betecame 80 min/color

TEARS OF LAMA feature film /35mmblack &white/ 90 min

CITY OF THE STEPPES documentary SP /betecame color/52 min
Got 6 international awards

STATE OF DOGS creative documentary with Belgium director Peter Brosens
Partcipated more then 70 film festivals got 23 international awards

Owner of tv &film studio NOMUN from march of 2004 untill meantime
Making tv commercials video clips tv documentaries and Weekly tv programmTobch toil

ROOTLESS documentary DV project with American director Marc S Friedlander
STORY OF 9TH BOGD LAMA documentary DV project
‘ THIEF OF THE MIND’ feature film project script writer , right now in production
.Will finish on September.
From January 2011 producing 8 talk shows each month called ‘ tv lounge ‘ 60 minute every Sunday 13 hours and ‘ Closer theme ‘ 60 minute talk show on every Sunday 21.30 e on tv 9 and working on chief producer of tv 9.
Same time working on his own studio ‘NOMUN’ making documentary films and other projects. NOMUN studio made more then 100 tv programs, 30 tv documentary films and around 20 tv commercials.
-Script of fiction film “Thief of the Mind “ got 6 awards from Mongolian Academy Awards
-Script of fiction film “ LARDMA”
-Script of series 30 “ WATER STREET”
Now working many film projects and several doc projects

Name: Dorjkhand Turmunkh

Lives in: Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia

Occupation: Filmmaker


  • State of dogs got 23 awards • "Grand Prix", Visions du Réel, Nyon • "Grand Prix", Graz Biennale


  • art collage in UB Mongolia

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