2009 Asian Network of Documentary (AND) FundLIST BabyArabia
|Category||Busan Bank Fund|
|Director||Panu AREE, Kong RITHDEE , Kaweenipon KETPRASIT|
Panu Aree began his career as a sound recordist for Thai film productions in 1995. He directed a number of short films, with one of them picked for the Yamagata Documentary Film Festival.
Kong Rithdee has been a writer/columnist/film critic of the Bangkok Post newspaper for thirteen years. He also contributes to various international magazines and film festival catalogues, and serves on the jury of many film festivals (recently at Vancouver in 2007 and Hong Kong in 2007 and 2008).
Kaweenipon Ketprasit graduated from the department of mass communications at Ramkamhaeng University. He edited a feature film, [Three Friends] by director Aditya Assarat (who went on to make [Wonderful Town]).
In 2008, the three directors made a feature documentary [The Convert] with the support of the Asian Network of Documentary and the Pusan International Film Festival. The film has traveled to many film festivals including the Vancouver International Film Festival 2008, the Pusan International Film Festival 2008, and the Taiwan International Documentary 2008, etc.