ANOCHA SUWICHAKORNPONG Founder, Director, Producer Born in Thailand in 1976, Anocha Suwichakornpong graduated from an MFA film program at Columbia University, New York. Anocha’s thesis, “Graceland”, became the first Thai short film to be included in the Official Selection at Cannes Film Festival (Cinéfondation). Anocha’s first feature "Mundane History" received the Hubert Bals Fund, screened at more than forty film festivals and won numerous awards including the Tiger Award from Rotterdam, Grand Prix Prize from Transilvania and New Horizons, and Best Director from Mumbai. Her second feature, “By the Time It Gets Dark” is premiering in competition at Locarno Int. Film Festival 2016.

ANOCHA SUWICHAKORNPONG
Founder, Director, Producer

Born in Thailand in 1976, Anocha Suwichakornpong graduated from an MFA film program at Columbia University, New York. Anocha’s thesis, “Graceland”, became the first Thai short film to be included in the Official Selection at Cannes Film Festival (Cinéfondation). Anocha’s first feature "Mundane History" received the Hubert Bals Fund, screened at more than forty film festivals and won numerous awards including the Tiger Award from Rotterdam, Grand Prix Prize from Transilvania and New Horizons, and Best Director from Mumbai. Her second feature, “By the Time It Gets Dark” is premiering in competition at Locarno Int. Film Festival 2016.

PARINEE BUTHRASRI Producer, Director of Photography Parinee Buthrasri is a producer and cinematographer based in Thailand. Parinee began her career at Electric Eel fIlms in 2009 as a still photographer on "Mundane History" (Tiger Award at the 2010 International Film Festival Rotterdam). She has since shifted her career to focus on producing, and has worked with a number of prominent Thai directors, including Aditya Assarat, Lee Chatametikul, Kongdej Jaturanrasmee and Nawapol Thamrongrattanarit. Most recently, she was the line producer for "By the Time It Gets Dark" (Locarno Film Festival 2016). Her next project is to produce Anocha Suwichakornpong’s 3rd feature "White Room".

PARINEE BUTHRASRI
Producer, Director of Photography

Parinee Buthrasri is a producer and cinematographer based in Thailand. Parinee began her career at Electric Eel fIlms in 2009 as a still photographer on "Mundane History" (Tiger Award at the 2010 International Film Festival Rotterdam). She has since shifted her career to focus on producing, and has worked with a number of prominent Thai directors, including Aditya Assarat, Lee Chatametikul, Kongdej Jaturanrasmee and Nawapol Thamrongrattanarit. Most recently, she was the line producer for "By the Time It Gets Dark" (Locarno Film Festival 2016). Her next project is to produce Anocha Suwichakornpong’s 3rd feature "White Room".

POM BUNSERMVICHA Director, Producer Pom Bunsermvicha graduated from Brown University with a Bachelor’s degree in Modern Culture and Media Studies. During her semester abroad at FAMU Film and TV School of the Academy of Performing Arts, she directed and produced her 35mm short film "10:10", which has been screened at film festivals worldwide including BFI Flare and Inside Out Toronto. Her work in independent cinema has ranged from managing SEAFIC, the first film script lab in Southeast Asia, to assisting Film Movement distribute award winning films in North America. Since 2014, she has joined the forces at Electric Eel Films as a Director and Producer.

POM BUNSERMVICHA
Director, Producer

Pom Bunsermvicha graduated from Brown University with a Bachelor’s degree in Modern Culture and Media Studies. During her semester abroad at FAMU Film and TV School of the Academy of Performing Arts, she directed and produced her 35mm short film "10:10", which has been screened at film festivals worldwide including BFI Flare and Inside Out Toronto. Her work in independent cinema has ranged from managing SEAFIC, the first film script lab in Southeast Asia, to assisting Film Movement distribute award winning films in North America. Since 2014, she has joined the forces at Electric Eel Films as a Director and Producer.

MING KAI LEUNG Director of Photography Ming Kai Leung earned his MFA in film from Columbia University. He also attended Asian Film Academy, where he won the Best Performance Award as a cinematographer. His feature debut as a cinematographer, “Mundane History”, won the top prize Tiger Award at Rotterdam and competed at Plus Camerimage, the International Film Festival for the Art of Cinematography in Poland. Ming Kai's recent cinematography efforts include “Old Stone”, “By The Time It Gets Dark”, Murmur of The Hearts”, and “Invisible Spaces”. His current project is a directorial debut called "You Were There", which was selected to the Golden Horse Film Project Promotion.

MING KAI LEUNG
Director of Photography

Ming Kai Leung earned his MFA in film from Columbia University. He also attended Asian Film Academy, where he won the Best Performance Award as a cinematographer. His feature debut as a cinematographer, “Mundane History”, won the top prize Tiger Award at Rotterdam and competed at Plus Camerimage, the International Film Festival for the Art of Cinematography in Poland. Ming Kai's recent cinematography efforts include “Old Stone”, “By The Time It Gets Dark”, Murmur of The Hearts”, and “Invisible Spaces”. His current project is a directorial debut called "You Were There", which was selected to the Golden Horse Film Project Promotion.

 
WICHANON SOMUMJARN Director Wichanon Somumjarn started studying Civil Engineer but finally graduated Mass Communications. While studying Civil Engineer, he made the short film "Four Boys, White Whiskey and Grilled Mouse" (2009), which won Best Fiction award at Tampere Film Festival in Finland in 2010. He then decided to leave his formal studies to pursue his dream in the field of cinema.Somumjarn's first feature "In April the Following Year, There Was a Fire" was selected for the Tiger Awards Competition at IFFR 2012.

WICHANON SOMUMJARN
Director

Wichanon Somumjarn started studying Civil Engineer but finally graduated Mass Communications. While studying Civil Engineer, he made the short film "Four Boys, White Whiskey and Grilled Mouse" (2009), which won Best Fiction award at Tampere Film Festival in Finland in 2010. He then decided to leave his formal studies to pursue his dream in the field of cinema.Somumjarn's first feature "In April the Following Year, There Was a Fire" was selected for the Tiger Awards Competition at IFFR 2012.

MAENUM CHAGASIK Producer After her work at the Thai Film Foundation, Maenum segued into production as an assistant director for "Wonderful Town" and "Hi-So" by Aditya Assarat, "Mundane History" by Anocha Suwichakornpong and "Eternity" by Sivaroj Kongsakul. In 2011, Maenum produced her first feature "In April the Following Year, There Was a Fire" directed by Wichanon Somumjam, which competed for the Tiger Awards at Rotterdam 2012. She has then co-produced "How to Win at Checkers (Every Time)".

MAENUM CHAGASIK
Producer

After her work at the Thai Film Foundation, Maenum segued into production as an assistant director for "Wonderful Town" and "Hi-So" by Aditya Assarat, "Mundane History" by Anocha Suwichakornpong and "Eternity" by Sivaroj Kongsakul. In 2011, Maenum produced her first feature "In April the Following Year, There Was a Fire" directed by Wichanon Somumjam, which competed for the Tiger Awards at Rotterdam 2012. She has then co-produced "How to Win at Checkers (Every Time)".

MACHIMA OHM Editor Machima began her career as an editor when she participated in Reality Filmmaker, a film workshop organized by Electric Eel Films. Since, she has collaborated with Anocha Suwichakornpong, Soros Sukhum, Lee Chatametikool and Nawapol Thamrongrattanarit. In 2011, Machima produced "In The Flesh". She has participated at the Kyoto Filmmakers' Lab and the Hong Kong Film Financing Forum. Machima currently works as a film editor, a magazine editor, and a yoga instructor. 

MACHIMA OHM
Editor

Machima began her career as an editor when she participated in Reality Filmmaker, a film workshop organized by Electric Eel Films. Since, she has collaborated with Anocha Suwichakornpong, Soros Sukhum, Lee Chatametikool and Nawapol Thamrongrattanarit. In 2011, Machima produced "In The Flesh". She has participated at the Kyoto Filmmakers' Lab and the Hong Kong Film Financing Forum. Machima currently works as a film editor, a magazine editor, and a yoga instructor. 

TULAPOP SAENJAROEN Director, Artist Tulapop is an artist/filmmaker whose works encompass performance, video, film, and public project. He graduated from the Slade School of Fine Art of University College London and California Institute of the Arts. Tulapop joined Electric Eel Films as an assistant DOP for "Mundane History", then as an associate producer and casting director for "By The Time It Gets Dark". In 2016, he co-directed a short film "Nightfall" with Anocha Suwichakornpong, which had its world premiere at 62. Int. Short Film Festival Oberhausen.

TULAPOP SAENJAROEN
Director, Artist

Tulapop is an artist/filmmaker whose works encompass performance, video, film, and public project. He graduated from the Slade School of Fine Art of University College London and California Institute of the Arts. Tulapop joined Electric Eel Films as an assistant DOP for "Mundane History", then as an associate producer and casting director for "By The Time It Gets Dark". In 2016, he co-directed a short film "Nightfall" with Anocha Suwichakornpong, which had its world premiere at 62. Int. Short Film Festival Oberhausen.

 
JOSH KIM Director, Editor Josh Kim is a Korean-American filmmaker whose debut feature, "How to Win at Checkers (Every Time)", premiered in the Berlinale Panorama in 2015. The film won 19 international and local jury/audience awards and became the country's official entry to the Academy Awards and Golden Globes for Best Foreign Language Film. Recently, he founded a micro-documentary webseries project called Google Glass Diaries which documents the lives of people around the world in 60-second POV vignettes.

JOSH KIM
Director, Editor

Josh Kim is a Korean-American filmmaker whose debut feature, "How to Win at Checkers (Every Time)", premiered in the Berlinale Panorama in 2015. The film won 19 international and local jury/audience awards and became the country's official entry to the Academy Awards and Golden Globes for Best Foreign Language Film. Recently, he founded a micro-documentary webseries project called Google Glass Diaries which documents the lives of people around the world in 60-second POV vignettes.

SOROS SUKHUM Founder, Producer With over a decade of experience, Soros is a well-regarded independent film producer working in Thailand. He has supported the new generation of Thai filmmakers including Aditya Assarat, Sivaroj Kongsakul, Anocha Suwichakornpong and Nawapol thamrongrattanarit on their debut features. His filmography includes three Rotterdam Tiger awards for "Mundane History", "Eternity", and "Wonderful Town". Other titles include "36", "Concrete Clouds", "Motel Mist" and "By The Time It Gets Dark".

SOROS SUKHUM
Founder, Producer

With over a decade of experience, Soros is a well-regarded independent film producer working in Thailand. He has supported the new generation of Thai filmmakers including Aditya Assarat, Sivaroj Kongsakul, Anocha Suwichakornpong and Nawapol thamrongrattanarit on their debut features. His filmography includes three Rotterdam Tiger awards for "Mundane History", "Eternity", and "Wonderful Town". Other titles include "36", "Concrete Clouds", "Motel Mist" and "By The Time It Gets Dark".