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Anchitta Noowong (Kitty) is 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. Born and raised in Bangkok, Thailand, Anchitta came to America to pursue a career in the film industry. She 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—especially those stories which are underrepresented.



"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"

"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"

Courtney — Film Professor

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"

Lindsey — ACT Film Festival Coordinator


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