29th SGIFF: In Conversation | Yongyoot Thongkongtoon
An influential figure in Thai cinema, Yongyoot Thongkongtoon made an entrance with his internationally acclaimed directorial debut, The Iron Ladies, in 2000. Famous for creating lovable characters in his comedic films, Thongkongtoon branched out into the realm of horror with 2008’s 4bia, a four-segment horror omnibus, as well as romantic dramas in 2009 with Best of Times, Thailand’s submission to the 82nd Academy Awards for Best Foreign Language Film. In this session, discover the influences and inspirations behind his moviemaking (from writing to directing and producing), and find out how he consistently reinvents Thai cinema.
Yongyoot Thongkongtoon is a Thai film director, producer and screenwriter. Thongkongtoon’s directorial debut, The Iron Ladies, was the highest-grossing film in Thailand in 2000, highly acclaimed both domestically and internationally. The film won several accolades at the Thailand National Film Association Awards and a special mention Teddy Award at the 2001 Berlin International Film Festival. He currently works at three film and media companies: as Senior Creative Producer at Sanookdee Thaweesuk; co-founder, Senior Director of Marketing Communications and Senior Director of International Business Department at GDH 559; and co-founder of Hub Ho Hin Bangkok.
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