Call for Participation: Consultation workshop on challenges and priorities of film sector in Thailand
Tuesday 28 January 2020 at 08.30-16.30
If you work in the film sector in Thailand (director, producer, assistant director, production manager, location manager, casting crew, cinematographer, actor/actress, film academic, film distributor, screening room owner, film-related association/union, etc.) – we want to hear your voice!
UNESCO Bangkok will host a consultation workshop: Challenges and Priorities of the Film Sector in Thailand, on 28 January 2020. This is the first workshop organized under the project “Mobilizing film professionals for regional cooperation in Asia”, financed by the Government of Japan and implemented in Indonesia, Thailand and Viet Nam. It aims to enhance skills, knowledge and collaboration among film professionals and policy makers. Ultimately, the project will improve legal and institutional frameworks for more robust film industry at the country and regional levels.
Thailand will focus on the professionalization of the sector by empowering film professionals through skill and knowledge enhancement, information sharing, networking, and knowledge management.
The workshop on 28 January will:
- Launch the project and engage in dialogues with non-governmental actors;
- Discuss challenges that the film professionals are facing;
- Identify priorities and actions for future capacity building and networking activities.
Please send your expression of interest, portfolio and/or any other inquiry to Ms. Kamonrat Mali Chayamarit, Culture Officer, UNESCO Bangkok at k.chayamarit(at)unesco.org and Ms. Waraporn Onnom at w.onnom(at)unesco.org before 24 January 2020 (deadline extended).