Mahidol University International College Alumni Association

Rising Star Alumni Awardee 2017

Rising Star Alumni Awardee 2017


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Mr. T-Thawat Taifayongvichit (MUIC Class of 2016)

Currently a freelance cinematographer, Mr. T-Thawat Taifayongvichit graduated with a degree in Film Production with 1st Class Honors in 2016. His breakthrough short film, “83 Soi Soonvijai 14” earned him several awards: White Elephant Award in the Thai Short Film and Video Festival 2016; the Grand Prize in Film Category in the Young Thai Artist Award 2016; and Director’s Choice Award in the Little Wings Film Festival 2017 in London, UK. His short film was officially selected for screening at Busan International Short Film Festival 2017, Singapore International Film Festival 2017, Kaohsiung International Film Festival Short Film Competition 2017, and Tokyo Sun Film Festival 2017. He was also selected as one of the 24 candidates throughout Asia to attend an 18-day workshop held by the AFA (an educational program hosted by Busan International Film Festival and Busan Film Commission). In the workshop, the selected candidates had to write a script for a short film and vie for prizes. His entry, “Pencil, Money, Whatever, Microphone” won and was selected for short film production at the Asian Film Academy (AFA) 2017 and was also screened at the Busan International Film Festival in the same year.

MUIC Outstanding Alumni Awardees 2016

MUIC would like to congratulate Assoc. Prof. Dr. Pattanaporn Chatjuthamard, Outstanding Academic Alumni Awardee 2016; Mr. Isra Sunthornvut, Outstanding Management Awardee 2016; Mr. Sirichai Arungstichai, Outstanding Professional Alumni Awardee 2016; Mr. Unnawat Leepaisalsuwanna, Outstanding Community Service Alumni Awardee 2016; and Mr. Vichapong Hutasuwan, MUIC Rising Star Alumni Awardee 2016.