Mira Nair & Aditya Assarat

The short films and documentaries of young Thai director Aditya Assarat have won him many prizes at film festivals worldwide.

The short films and documentaries of young Thai director Aditya Assarat have won him many prizes at film festivals worldwide.

Aditya Assarat visited Mira Nair in New York several times and learned valuable lessons about the psychology of directing a film and leading a team of actors and technicians.

Aditya Assarat visited Mira Nair in New York several times and learned valuable lessons about the psychology of directing a film and leading a team of actors and technicians.

Aditya Assarat working on a storyboard in an editing room at the Cinematic, a co-operative of young film-makers in Bangkok.

Aditya Assarat working on a storyboard in an editing room at the Cinematic, a co-operative of young film-makers in Bangkok.

Aditya Assarat working on the script of his next short film The Sigh, in the living room of his parents’ Bangkok house where he lives.

Aditya Assarat working on the script of his next short film The Sigh, in the living room of his parents’ Bangkok house where he lives.

A room in the house where Aditya Assarat lives with his parents in Bangkok.

A room in the house where Aditya Assarat lives with his parents in Bangkok.

Aditya Assarat and assistant Sivaroj Kongskul in the National Film Archive, Bangkok.

Aditya Assarat and assistant Sivaroj Kongskul in the National Film Archive, Bangkok.

Mira Nair and Aditya Assarat in New York. Assarat realised as he spent time with Nair that the challenges facing him are experienced by all film-makers.

Mira Nair and Aditya Assarat in New York. Assarat realised as he spent time with Nair that the challenges facing him are experienced by all film-makers.