CCCL invites you to join a live online talk about documentary filmmaking with special guest speakers Nottapon Boonprakob (Kai) and Wattanapume Laisuwanchai (Best). The talk will be broadcasted on CCCL Film Festival at 7 PM (ICT) on June 17th.
About the speakers
Wattanapume Laisuwanchai (Best)
Wattanapume Laisuwanchai is a Thai filmmaker and Multimedia designer. His short documentary Passing through the Night (2013) was invited to the Venice Film Festival and the Clermont-Ferrand International Short Film Festival. Later, his sort documentaries including Lucid Reminiscence (2015) and Dreamscape (2015) were introduced to many international film festivals and art museums. His first feature documentary Phantom of Illumination (2017) was awarded the Special Mention Next:wave Award at CPH:DOX and introduced to many international film festivals. Wattanapume is a founder of a production company ‘Eyedropper Fill,’ the most well-known film and multimedia productions in Thailand.
Nottapon Boonprakob (Kai)
After his graduation in 2009, Kai started his career in filmmaking as director, scriptwriter, and cinematographer. Working with GTH and GDH the acclaimed film studio in Thailand, he wrote two feature film scripts; 'Suckseed' and 'May Who?' which are both well received in box office and film festivals all across Asia. In 2015, Kai decided to pursue his master's degree in Social Documentary Film at School of Visual Arts, New York. His short documentary 'Alex' was shortlisted for the 2017 BAFTA Student Films Awards and also screened on 60 Seconds Doc, one of the most celebrated online platforms for a short documentary. In 2019, Kai is selected to be a fellowship of the American Film Showcase Workshop at USC School of Cinematic Arts. His first feature documentary '2,215' won several major film awards in Thailand and it is currently screening on Netflix (global). His second feature doc "Come and See" is officially selected for Documentary Competition at Busan International Film Festival 2019. This year he took part in writing the script and co-directed 'One for the Road', a feature film directed by Baz Poonpiriya, produced by Wong Kar-wai.