Phuttiphong Aroonpheng

Phuttiphong Aroonpheng

Phuttiphong AROONPHENG (1976) studied fine arts at Bangkok’s Silpakorn University. His short films have screened in festivals including Busan, IFFR, Hamburg and Singapore. His 2015 short, Ferris Wheel, was screened at over 20 festivals and received 10 awards. He participated in 2009 Asian Film Academy at Busan and was also selected one of Asian Public Intellectuals fellows by the Nippon Foundation. He also works extensively as cinematographer, with credits including Anatomy of Time and Vanishing Point (dir. Jakrawal Nilthamrong), The Island Funeral (dir. Pimpaka Towira) and Dolphins (dir. Waleed Al-Shehhi).

His debut feature film as a director Manta Ray won the Orizzonti Award for Best Film at the 2018 Venice Film Festival, as well as 11 other international awards. He just recently completed his second feature film Morrison.


Going to the Sea (2006, short), Retrospection (2006, short), Rak por peang/The Most Beautiful Man in the World (2007, short), My Image Observe Your Image If It Is Possible to Observe It (2008, short), Sukati/A Tale of Heaven (2010, short), Chingcha-sawan/Ferris Wheel (2015, short), Manta Ray (2018)

Phuttiphong Aroonpheng at IFFR