EXPERIENCE

2014-15    Animation & VFX Director/Concept Designer/Compositor/Cinematographer, The Great Transmission, a documentary film by Guna Foundation, Berkeley, CA

2012        Director/Art Director/Compositor/Cinematographer/Editor, World's End, Official Selections: International Film Festival of Cinematic Arts, Los Angeles, CA, 2012; Philip K Dick Science Fiction Film Festival, New York, 2012; Athens International Film & Video Festival, Athens, OH, 2013; and more

2012        Art Director/Compositor, 3D visualization of Space Solar Power Satellite project, Ohio University

2010        Co-Director/Art Director/Compositor, 3D animation, The Lady of Badal

2008-09  Art Director/Compositor, 3D animation, 4 Angies the Movie 

2008        Photographer, The Thai Digital Monastery Project, University of California, Riverside  

2003        Director/Creator, 3D animation music video MOB CITY, which won the Festival’s Director Choice Award from the Portland Indy Animation Film Festival, Oregon 

2000-03  Co-Director/Art Director/Compositor, Tales of King Vikram and Vetan the Vampire, Official Selections: 9th International Animation Festival, Hiroshima, 2002; Seoul International Animation Festival, South Korea, 2002; 15th World Festival of Animated Films, Zagreb, 2005; 1st Thailand International Animation Film Festival, Bangkok, 2005

2000       Computer Animation Artist, TV commercial advertising at T2 Graphic, Bangkok

1999        Director/Creator, cut-out animation music video, Dao Kon La Doung (“From Different Stars”) for Subnai band, released on Channel V Thailand

1999        Animation Director, animation sequences in a short live movie, Ramakien, by German director Marco Wilms

1998-99  Computer Graphic Designer, Sony PlayStation game Marby Baby Story at Ponos 

1998        Director/Creator, 3D animation, Sleepy and a Cuckoo, thesis project for BFA

1997        Director, 16 mm-short film, Lunch Date, a 3rd-year film project for BFA in film

 

EDUCATION

2011-13     Media Arts & Studies PhD coursework, Ohio University, Athens, OH, USA 

2010-11     Fine Arts–Film major, partially completed post-graduate certificate, University of Peradeniya, Kandy, Sri Lanka 

2007        Master of Arts, Buddhist Studies, International Buddhist College, Songkhla, Thailand

2003-08  Ordained and trained as a Buddhist monk with a forest monk master in Thailand

1998         Bachelor of Fine Arts, Communication Arts and Design-Film major, King Mongkut’s Institute of Technology Ladkrabang, Bangkok, Thailand 

 

SOFTWARE

Autodesk 3ds Max, Autodesk Maya, Autodesk Memento, The Foundry: NUKE, Adobe After Effects, Adobe Premier Pro, Adobe Photoshop, Avid, Final Cut Pro

 

TEACHING & SPEAKING

2014        3D Computer Animation & VFX, Summer Teen Media Camp 2014, East Bay Media Center (EBMC), Berkeley, CA (Guest speaker)

2013        MDIA 1010: Evolution of Media at Ohio University (TA in spring)2013    Animation & Film Industry in Thailand, Media and Globalization, Ohio University (Guest speaker in Fall 2013)                                                        

2012-13    Media in Thailand, MDIA 367: Global Media System, Ohio University (Guest speaker in Winter 2012/Spring 2012/Fall 2012/Spring 2013) 

2011-12    MDIA 203: Media and the Creative Process, Ohio University (TA in Fall 2011 and Winter 2012, Instructor in Spring 2012) 

2010        Animation Process: The Lady of Badal, Khonkean University, Sripathum University, King Mongkut’s Institute of Technology Ladkrabang, and TCDC (Thailand Creative & Design Center), Thailand (Guest speaker)

 

AWARDS/DISTINCTIONS

2013        Won the first prize in Media Arts & Studies Photo Contest 2012, Ohio University

2011-12    President of the Thai Student Association at Ohio University

2011-13    Teaching Assistantship, Ohio University

2006-07  Good conduct and academic awards, International Buddhist College, Thailand

2006-08  Student Leader of the International Buddhist College, Thailand

2003        Won the Festival’s Director Choice Award from the Portland Indy Animation Film Festival, Oregon 

1992         Won the first prize for painting on the topic “Our planet in the future” on National Science Day at Thaksin University, Songkhla, Thailand

 

CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS

2013        Buddhist Semiotics in American Films, The Semiotics Society of America Conference, 38th Annual Meeting, Dayton, OH (October 24-27, 2013)

2013        Understanding Buddhism through Its Classic Texts, NEH Summer Seminar, Mangalam Research Center, Berkeley, CA (July 8-August 2, 2013)

2013        Differences in the Integration of Buddhist Philosophy in American and Thai Movies, Hawaii International Conference on Arts & Humanities Hawaii (January 2013; accepted but could not attend)

2012        Differences in the Integration of Buddhist Philosophy in American and Thai Movies, COTS Conference (40th Annual Meeting of The Council on Thai Studies), Ohio University (October 2012)

2012        3D Visualization of Space Solar Power Satellite project, The International Space Development Conference (ISDC), Washington, D.C. (May 24-28, 2012)