Anocha Suwichakornpong

Anocha Suwichakornpong

Anocha Suwichakornpong is a film director and producer from Thailand. Her first feature, Mundane History, won numerous awards including the Tiger Award at Rotterdam. Her second feature, By the Time It Gets Dark, which received financial support from the Ministry of Culture of Thailand, the Hubert Bals Fund, Prince Claus Fund, and Doha Film Institute, world premiered in the International Competition at Locarno International Film Festival and is currently touring the festival circuit. The film has received distribution deals in UK, US, Canada, and France. Also active as a producer, Anocha has produced In April the Following Year, There was a Fire (dir.: Wichanon Somumjarn), Concrete Clouds (dir.: Lee Chatametikool), and How to Win at Checkers (Every Time) (dir.: Josh Kim). In 2017, Anocha together with Visra Vichit-Vadakan founded Purin Pictures, an initiative that supports independent cinema in Southeast Asia.