The Filmmakers

Hallam Drury – Writer/Director/Producer/Editor


After successfully writing and directing his debut short film Kiana in 2013, filmmaker Hallam Drury has turned his attention sharing the real life stories of the Kulung people of Eastern Nepal in the forthcoming documentary Carrying Everest.


Follow Hallam’s experiences making Carrying Everest on Incogo –

Leah Davies – Co-Writer/Storyteller

Garden ProfileLeah is a purpose-filled writer and human rights activist driven to cultivate change through our stories. Her conscious communications consultancy Paper Planes Connect is a place to celebrate our difference and to unite in our sameness. Using her experience as a journalist and international development worker, Leah hopes to platform the voice of the Kulung and create a companion book to accompany the film to tell their unique stories their way.


Instagram: @paperplanesconnect

Twitter: @pp_connect

Interview with Leah –

Dilip Kulung – Consultant

1653845_807460912604623_872022109_nDilip Kulung was a porter for  5 years, working on the Everest trails to cover his study expenses. Today, he is a human rights practitioner and has been raising the voice of the Himalayan Kulung community. He is actively involved in development activities in his birthplace – Mahakulung, in Lower Everest. Dilip has written many articles about indigenous peoples, human rights and climate change for different magazines. His sole aim is to develop the Lower Everest region. For this, he and his organisation are calling for respected individuals and organisations from across the world with varied backgrounds to become involved in a way they want and can in Lower Everest to improve  the livelihoods of the local poor people.

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Jeffery Zampillo – Original score

532246_10201823933381760_1535739194_nJeffery Zampillo is an American-born composer with an affinity for asymmetrical meters and ethereal ambiences.  He is most noted for his work with the progressive metal group Exotic Animal Petting Zoo and his current excursion as leader of the instrumental group The Pneumatic Transit.

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