The Full Story
Anchitta Noowong (Kitty) is an internationally traveled filmmaker who started in Thailand, making her way to Australia, and finally Portland, Oregon USA, although she's worked in Japan as well. An award-winning filmmaker, her short documentary Not Yours won Juror’s First Place Winner in the student film category at ACT Human Rights Film Festival in 2017. Her recent short August won Best Relationship Drama at Oregon Short Film Festival in 2020 and has been featured by institutions stateside and internationally in articles and broadcasts. Anchitta completed her BA in Film at Portland State University in 2019 with a minor in Business. Anchitta's biggest influence in her life is her mother, which motivates her to tell stories about the female experience. As a first-generation immigrant, her work aims to uplift the voices of BIPOC communities, especially of Asian Americans.
Currently, Anchitta works as a freelance 1st Assistant Director and Lead Editor at Bridge City Media.
WHAT PEOPLE ARE SAYING ABOUT ANCHITTA
"Anchitta's dedication, enthusiasm, and encouragement is inspiring and puts the lives of actors in good hands. I truly felt supported and respected, which are always traits I look for when working with directors. She allowed me to pour 100% of my efforts into the role, maintain focus, and make choices in the role that felt genuine. She has incredible talent, and I can't wait to see when the next time comes where we will work together"
Chris — Actor
"Over five years, I’ve worked with dozens of local creators and filmmakers, and Anchitta certainly stands out among the best. I have consistently been impressed with her attention to detail as a creator, thoughtful voice as a storyteller, and receptiveness to team collaboration. Anchitta is extremely hard working and exceptional with her time management. She keeps a calm, confident demeanor on set and has the ability to wear different hats around a film set seamlessly."
Erik — Client
"Anchitta overachieved as an emerging media production professional. I had known of Anchitta for several years through her excellent work and reputation before finally enjoying the pleasure of mentoring her. Anchitta is a smart, ambitious filmmaker and a person of high emotional intelligence. Her work not only entertains, but speaks to difficult truths about the human experience and raises social consciousness"
Courtney — Film Professor
"Anchitta is a true professional —competent, responsible, committed, respectful, flexible, and confident in her craft. She lives her passion and is wise beyond her years. I can imagine Anchitta inspiring more women and men to bring about change in the world through the medium of film"
Bethany — Former Employer
"Anchitta has repeatedly proven to be a smart, motivated, and talented student and young filmmaker. She has excelled in both the creative and technical aspects of filmmaking, and has flourished as a writer, cinematographer, and director"
Matt — Film Professor
"Anchitta produced an exemplary work of cinematic artistry, indicating her aesthetic and intellectual rigor while displaying the unique properties of the film media. Anchitta highlighted a culturally relevant and timely social problem in the world with her quietly contemplative films"