Thursday, April 1, 2010
First short from Reality Filmmaker project to premiere
Reality Filmmaker Season #1 is a project by award-winning Mundane History director Anocha Suwichakornpong and Electric Eel Films that put together 12 young filmmakers and got them to make a movie under the mentorship of various figures in Thailand's independent film scene, including Wonderful Town director "Juke" Aditya Assarat, Man and Gravity and Unreal Forest director "Geng" Jakwaral Nilthamrong, Final Score director Soraya Nakasuwan and award-winning film editor Lee Chatametikool (Karaoke, Syndromes and a Century).
The result is Dear Father (ฉันกับพ่อ, Chan Gap Por), which will premiere on Saturday afternoon in a screening at the Bangkok Art and Culture Centre. Events start at 2pm, with Anocha and Chalida Uabumrungjit of the Thai Film Foundation giving a talk about the project and then the introduction of the filmmakers. Dear Father will be shown at 3 followed by a look Behind the Scenes of Reality Filmmaker and then Q&A. There are no English subtitles on the film.
Other supporters of the project include ThaiShortFilm.com and Pop Pictures.