Updated: Apr 9, 2020

Kornpat Pawakranond was invited to join talking session about Thai film industry and being female director in the industry and her coming feature documentary "The Lost Princess". Along with other 3 female directors "Nakorn-Sawan" by Puangsoi Aksornsawang, "Nah-Han" by Chantana Tiprachart and "Bangkok Dark" by Tanwimon Onpapleaw hosted by Yanin Pongsuwan.

You can watch this session from link below.


Yanin Pongsuwan, Tanwimon Onpapleaw, Kornpat Pawakranond, Puangsoi Aksornsawang, Chantana Tiprachart

"Respect your subject when you make documentary. I don't want to lose myself along the process, I don't want documentary that project my own ego. It would be unfair to them, and jeopardize myself as human being."

Kornpat Pawakranond

(From Power of Female Director - Talking session 2019)

Updated: Apr 9, 2020

Our feature documentary "The Lost Princess" receive post-production grants of $50,000!

Bangkok-based film fund Purin Pictures has unveiled the five Southeast Asian projects, The Lost Princess documentary directed by our director Kornpat Pawakranond is receive grants in its autumn 2018 funding round.

“This round we received a high number of cross-cultural stories taking place across multiple countries. This not only reflects the co-production strategy of financing, but also the increasingly international experiences of many up-and-coming Southeast Asian filmmakers,” said Purin Pictures fund director Aditya Assarat.

He added that Purin Pictures has a partnership with post house White Light Studios to offer the post-production grants: “Similar to the previous session, most of the applications we received for post-production support were documentaries. While we are happy to be spoiled for choice with strong documentaries, we also want to encourage more fiction projects to apply.”

Credit: Screendaily

Directed by our director Kornpat Pawakranond. The Lost Princess is a documentary exploring the daily life of Chao Duangduen Na Chiang Mai, a princess without kingdom. The Film was shot during a complete month in Chiang Mai, the largest city in Northern Thailand.

The first part of the shooting was shot during a complete month in Chiang Mai, the largest city in Northern Thailand.

For the second part of the shooting, the approach will be quite different. We would love to explore other methods that will allow us to continue to develop the project in a sort of Cinematic Essay. These new parts of the film will be mixed with the Cinema Vérité ones that we already captured in order to make the film more poetical.

Credit: https://www.m-culture.go.th/en/


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