Aditya Assarat

Aditya Assarat

Thailand

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Biography

Aditya Assarat was born in Bangkok. Thailand, in 1972. He left Thailand at the age of 15 to be educated in the United States. He studied History at New York University, and subsequently earned a master's degree in film production at the Southern California School of Cinematic Arts in 2000.

His graduate thesis film, the 15-minute short MOTORCYCLE was screened at the Chicago International Film Festival, where it won a Gold Hugo award, the San Francisco International Film Festival, where it won a Golden Gate Award. It also won the R. D. Pestonji Award at the 2000 Thai Short Film and Video Festival and the Vision of Life Award at the 2000 Bangkok Film Festival. It was named best short film at the Aspen Shortsfest and the Shorts International Film Festival in New York City. Since, he's made short films like PLENG CHAT THAI (2011), ALL POWERFUL! (2014), and SUKHUMVIT (2017). He also contributed a segment to 10 YEARS THAILAND (2018).

Films Selection