Phuttiphong Aroonpheng was born in 1976 and studied fine arts at Bangkok’s Silpakorn University. His short films have screened in festivals including Busan, Rotterdam, Hamburg and Singapore. His 2015 short, Ferris Wheel, screened in over 20 festivals and received 10 awards. He participated in 2009 Asian Film Academy at Busan and was also selected one of Asian Public Intellectuals fellows by the Nippon Foundation. He also works extensively as cinematographer, with credits including Jakrawal Nilthamrong’s Vanishing Point (2015), Pimpaka Towira’s The Island Funeral (2015) and Waleed Al-Shehhi’s Dolphins (2014). Manta Ray (2018) was his debut feature film, which premiered at the 2018 Venice International Film Festival and received the Orizzonti Award for Best Film. Manta Ray was also an APSA nominee for Best Feature Film and Achievement in Cinematography. He is an APSA Academy member.

Accolades

Phuttiphong Aroonpheng and Mai Meksawan and Philippe Avril and Jakrawal Nilthamrong and Chatchai Chaiyon
Best Feature Film, 2018

Manta Ray (Kraben Rahu)

Best Feature Film, 2018

Manta Ray (Kraben Rahu)

Near a coastal village of Thailand, by the sea where thousands of Rohingya refugees from nearby Myanmar have drowned, a local fisherman finds an injured…

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Films

Manta Ray
2018

Manta Ray (Kraben Rahu)

Thailand, People's Republic of China, France
2018

Manta Ray (Kraben Rahu)

Near a coastal village of Thailand, by the sea where thousands of Rohingya refugees from nearby Myanmar have drowned, a local fisherman finds an injured…

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