3 PSU FILM ALUMNI: WHERE ARE THEY NOW & ADVICE
Do film school graduates actually land film jobs? Can I afford a living as a filmmaker? What are the chances I'll work consistently? We interviewed 3 recent alumni about how they got to where they are and SMASHED the job market, proving that you 100% can have a thriving career in the film industry. 😉
📹 ANCHITTA NOOWONG completed her BA in Film at PSU in 2019 with a minor in Business. The award-winning filmmaker is establishing herself as a Director and works as an indie film producer and freelance 1st AD and Lead Editor at @bridgecitymedia . She has 3 large short films with credits as Director, Writer, and Producer, and is preparing her most recent project @undercardshortfilm for the festival circuit.
FILMED BY BIKE BIPOC FILMMAKER
Kiki Ong – Santa Cruz, California
Anchitta Noowong – Portland, Oregon
DaeQuan Collier – New York, New York
AUGUST WON BEST RELATIONSHIP DRAMA AWARD AT OREGON SHORT FILM FESTIVAL
Anchitta Noowong's short film "August" won Best Relationship Drama Award and Oregon Short Film Finalist at the Oregon Short Film Festival Summer of 2020
DOVETAIL WORKWEAR WOMAN AT WORK
Anchitta be on the younger side of our Women at Work profiles, but she's a sage. You may know her from our witty stories, or the quick answers when you slide into our DMs. In addition to being Dovetail's digital media assistant by way of Arete Media, Anchitta's film career, begun essentially from birth, has begun to blossom in the last few years!
CREATING FUTURE LEADERS:
PSU’S CLASS OF 2019
At 17, Anchitta 'Kitty' Noowong moved to Washington state with her single mother, leaving behind their home in Thailand. Now the award-winning film student likes telling stories through women’s eyes, as well as people of color and members of the LGBTQ community. “I want to tell the story of these people who wouldn’t get to tell their own stories,” she said.
THE PANDEMIC MAGAZINE "THE BODY AS PRISON" NOVEMBER 2018 ISSUE
Pretty Ugly and I Can't Sleep, the two films were shown as part of Pandemic’s November film screening. Watch the films, then read on to learn more about their creation and their creator, Anchitta who studies film at Portland State University.
BEST STUDENT SHORT DOCUMENTARY AT ACT FILM FESTIVAL
‘Not Yours’ is a short documentary on sexual assault and harassment. With the spotlight being on the president who openly bragged about touching and kissing others without their consent, Not Yours is made to express the seriousness and reality of this issue.