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Feel-good film company GTH just announced the story behind their latest romcom due out next year. Teacher’s Diary follows the love story between two teachers—Sukrit Wisetkaew aka Bee The Star and Ploy Cherman—set against the backdrop of academia. The movie will be directed by...
Sep 20 2013
It seems romcoms are the order of the day among Thai studios as Five Stars Production are taking a break from their usual 3D horror flicks in favor of something lighter. Their new comedy sees the movie debuts of both leads, Akapan “Om” Namart and Jenny Wannigar, and, as the title...
Sep 20 2013
Blancanieves
Sep 10, 8pm. A Single Man (USA, 2009): Directed by former Gucci designer, Tom Ford; the story of George who finds it difficult to carry on with his life following his boyfriend’s sudden death. Sep 11, 8pm. Blancanieves (Spain, 2012): A black and white silent film set in the 1920s; in a twist...
Sep 5 2013
Has it always been your dream to get into acting? Growing up on sets and being surrounded by actors definitely made me want to be a part of the industry. Lights, camera and action—I know that’s where I belong. I always knew I was going to get into acting, not only because of my father...
Aug 9 2013
How did you first get involved in filmmaking? I never studied film in university. But a love for film has always been in my blood. I’m a real film junkie, especially when it comes to artistic films. So, at the age of 30, I decided to leave my job as an organizer and pursue my dream of making...
You’re free to choose what you want in life. I told my parents I wanted to quit accounting school to study art. They objected as they saw the life of an artist as too unpredictable. I asked my parents to send me to New York to work with my aunt, instead. My parents weren’t rich so they...
How did you get your start in acting? A scout picked me out while I was walking around Siam Square, and that was my first step in the business. I starred in some Thai TV commercials and dramas, and I also worked as a model in Malaysia, Singapore and Vietnam. Luckily, Thailand is a very popular...
How did you get your start in the Lao entertainment business? Alee: My friends and I, who are all dancers, created a girl group called Shawty about two years ago. We really loved dancing and wanted to become singers. We decided to create our own music to try and get signed to a record label. I am...
Studying things you hate is a real torment. I ended up having to study business management at ABAC for two years as I couldn’t get into the major I wanted at Chulalongkorn or Thammasat. It’s the most down I’ve been in my life. Studying at university is the last chance to enjoy...
Puak (taro) isn’t my real nickname, but I love it. My teacher just called me that for fun when I was in the sixth grade. I could go by my real nickname, which is Boy, but Puak is a part of my comic personality. Watching funny ads is better than watching lakorn (Thai soap opera). I dreamed of...