Josh Kim [Director]
Josh Kim is a Korean American filmmaker currently based in Asia. Born in Texas on 23rd April 1981, he started production as an intern at NPR in Washington DC and later moved to CNN in Hong Kong. In 2010, he worked as Associate Producer on the Korean remake of John Woo's A Better Tomorrow which premiered at the Venice Film Festival in 2010. He has since directed videos for Google, UEFA and Elite Models. Recently, he founded a micro-documentary web-series project called Google Glass Diaries which has been featured in the Wall Street Journal and Fast Company. www.joshkim.tv
2013 Draft Day - short
2007 Postcard - short
2006 The Police Box - short
Edward Gunawan [Producer]
Based in Indonesia, Edward Gunawan (Producer) founded Add Word Productions (AWP), to nurture young storytellers and sharing their stories to the world. AWP has produced notable short films and feature films that have been shot in America, Nepal, Israel, Thailand and South Korea. AWP’s last international feature film co-production Children of Srikandi (Germany/Swiss/Indonesia) world premiered at Berlinale 2012. In 2013, he participated in Berlinale Talents, Talents Tokyo and Asian Film Academy.
Chris Lee [Producer]
Previously president of production at Sony's Columbia and TriStar Pictures, Chris Lee (Producer) supervised the Academy Award-winning films Jerry McGuire, Philadelphia, As Good As It Gets and other Hollywood hits such as My Best Friend's Wedding, Legends of the Fall, The Mask of Zorro, and Godzilla. Lee was Executive Producer for Bryan Singer's Superman Returns and Valkyrie, and produced SWAT and Final Fantasy for Columbia Pictures, Ballistic for Warner Brothers, One Foot Off the Ground for Hua Yi Brothers in China, the independent films White Frog and the documentary State of Aloha. He is also the founder and director of the Academy for Creative Media at the University of Hawaii.
Anocha Suwichakornpong [Producer]
Founder of one of Thailand's leading independent production companies - Electric Eel Films, Anocha Suwichakornpong (Producer) has produced numerous critically acclaimed short films and features, including Wichanon Somumjarn’s, In April the Following Year, There Was a Fire, Lee Chatametikool’s Concrete Clouds, and her own Mundane History that won six international film awards, including the Best Film (Tiger Award) in Rotterdam. She is a graduate from Columbia University's MFA film program in which her thesis short film, Graceland became the first Thai short film to be included in the Official Selection at Cannes Film Festival (Cinefondation).
Andrew Tiernan [Executive Producer]
Andrew Tiernan (Executive Producer) has over two decades of experience in the banking and finance industry. Based in Hong Kong, he works closely with teams throughout Asia and Australia, with his views being regularly sought after by senior executives across the region. He has held various roles across the region, including Head of Strategy, Asia, for the National Australia Bank based in Hong Kong, the General Manager, Development for MLC/NAB in Beijing, and the Head of Income Streams, Australia, for MLC. Tiernan has also worked for Westpac and KPMG, and holds a Bachelor of Business from the University of Technology, Sydney. A graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors, he is currently engaged in developing a number of businesses ranging from cosmeceuticals to film production, along with his corporate advisory engagements.
Nikorn Sripongwarakul [Director of Photogpraphy]
Nikorn Sripongwarakul (Director of Photography) is a prolific cinematographer who has worked on a total of 11 feature films, including many of Thailand’s commercial studio films by Sahamongkol Films and It Gets Better directed by Tanwarin Sukkhapisit (Best Film nomination, Thailand National Film Association Awards 2013). He is nominated for his work in It Gets Better at the Starpics Thai Film Awards 2012 and at the Thailand National Film Association Awards in 2013 for his work in 9-9-81 directed by Rapeepimol Chaiyasena.
Rasiguet Sookkarn [Art Director]
After graduating from architecture school, Rasiguet Sookkarn (Art Director) started as an art director for several TV commercials and later made his way as production designer for many award-winning feature films such as Eternity directed by Sivaroj Kongsakul (Tiger Awards, Rotterdam Film Festival 2010), P-047 directed by Kongdej Jaturanrassamee (Venice Film Festival 2011), Tang-Wong directed by Kongdej Jaturanrassamee (Berlin Film Festival 2012), 36 directed by Nawapol Thamrongrattanarit (New Currents Award, FIPRESCI Awards, Busan Film Festival 2012) and Mary is Happy, Mary is Happy directed by Nawapol Thamrongrattanarit (Venice Biennale Collage 2013). He has received many awards for his designs in his homeland and attended Berlinale Talents in 2014.
Maenum Chagasik [Line Producer]
Maenum Chagasik (Line Producer) graduated in 2002 with a degree in Film Production from Thammasat University. After working at the Thai Film Foundation helping to organize the Bangkok International Film Festival and designing/teaching filmmaking workshops for children, she 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, she began producing a feature film In April the Following Year, There Was a Fire directed by Wichanon Somumjam that was selected for Tiger Awards Competition at the International Film Festival of Rotterdam.
Phim U-Mari [Costume Designer]
A graduate of Rangsit University at the faculty of Motion Pictures and Videos, Phim U-Mari (Costume Designer) worked in the art department of Apichatpong Weerasethakul’s Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives (Cannes 2010 Palme d’Or winner) before interning in the costume department with Cattleya Paosrijareon for Concrete Clouds directed by Lee Chatametikool (Best Film nominations at Busan and Rotterdam Film Festivals). He went to costume design Tang Wong directed by Kongdej Jaturanrasmee (Berlin Film Festival 2012). Recently, he worked on Nawapol Thamrongrattanarit’s Mary is Happy, Mary is Happy (Venice Biennale Collage 2013), in which he received a Best Costume Design nomination in the Thai National Film Association Awards 2014.
Kamontorn Eakwatanakij [Editor]
Kamontorn Eakwatanakij (Editor) has worked on an eclectic mix of Thailand’s box-office films and award-winning independent features. After getting his start on Bang Kerd Klaow, he has since edited 8 commercial and feature films including P-047 directed by Kongdej Jaturanrassamee (Venice Film Festival 2011), Tang Wong directed by Kongdej Jaturanrasmee (Berlin Film Festival 2013) and Concrete Clouds directed by Lee Chatametikool (Best Film nominations at Busan and Rotterdam Film Festivals). He attended Berlinale Talents and Asian Film Academy (Busan) in 2011.
Lee Chatametikool [Post Producer]
Lee Chatametikool (Post Producer) has worked as film editor and post-production producer in New York and Bangkok. In 2001, he moved to Bangkok to work on Apichatpong Weerasethakul’s first narrative feature Blissfully Yours. Since then, he has been the go-to editor for all of Weerasethakul’s films including the Cannes 2010 Palme d’Or-winning Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives. He has also edited and served as post-producer to a string of Thai biggest blockbusters (Shutter, The Elephant King) and award-winning independent films by many up-and-coming directors (Wonderful Town, Karaoke). In 2007, he won the Best Editor award for Weerasethakul’s Syndromes and a Century at the inaugural Asian Film Awards in Hong Kong. The Bangkok Film Critic’s Assembly awarded him for his work on Wonderful Town in 2008. He won Best Editor for the second time from the 2010 Asian Film Awards for his work on Karaoke.