- Vice-Chairman, Bookbird Nepal
- CEO, Silvergate Software Pvt. Ltd. / Silvergate Academy Pvt. Ltd.
- Member, Nepal Film Technicians’ Association
- Founder Member, Computer Association of Nepal
- President, Computer Graphics Association of Nepal
- Department Head, VFX and Editing Department, Everest Film Academy
Chairperson, Pandulipi Books (an eBook Company)
Karun Thapa is an information technology and media professional who has more than 30 years of experience in the respective field. He passed his school from Budhanilkantha School, one of the best schools in Nepal and studied computer science. Along his software development career, Mr. Thapa introduced 3D Animation and Digital Film Editing in Nepal. He is the first 3D Animator and an Award-winning AVID Film Editor who has edited more than 25 Nepali feature films and has completed hundreds of animations for television. Mr. Thapa has been awarded many awards including Best Lyricist of the year and Best Film Editor. He also received many honours including honours from Nepal Film Producers’ Association for introducing Digital Film Technology in Nepal and honours from ICT Association of Nepal for introducing 3D Animation in Nepal.
Mr. Thapa has been actively training animators, visual editors and digital media in Nepal and in South Asian countries. He has served as a prolific Jury Member in major national and international Film Awards including National Film Award, Kamana Film Awards, Nempa Film Awards, NEFTA Film Awards, Nepal Army Video Competition, Advertising Awards, etc. Apart from technical expertise, and he contributes significantly in ghazal writing in Nepal and he is the Editor-in-Chief of Nepalighazal.com