Sein Lyan Tun

Sein Lyan Tun


TTB project: The Beer Girl In Yangon

Company details

Position Director / Producer
Company PS Films


SEIN LYAN TUN is an emerging filmmaker from Myanmar, and his documentary work “Unsilent Potato” is well recognized in Myanmar and Southeast Asia. In 2015, his first short documentary film “Charred Brick” was premiered in One World Human Rights Film Festival in Prague. He won the “People Choice Award” from One World in Kyrgyzstan and India. He also made short fiction films “Rula” which won awards in China and India. His project “Border Boy” (Dare to Dream, Southeast Asia Project) was presented at IDFA Forum in 2016. He also directed and co-produced TV documentary titled \"Border Boy\" for Inside Lens, NHK World\'s new documentary strand, it is specialized in Japan and Asia in 2016 and titled “Dream over Monsoon” for Color of Asia, Southeast Asia Program NHK in 2017. He became the alumni of “Talents Tokyo” in 2016, Southeast Asia Film Lab in 2016 and “Tie That Bind” in 2017 and “Autumn Meeting Director workshop in 2019. Currently, he is working on his documentary “For me and others like me” which won “Docs Spirit Award” from Docs Port Incheon in 2016, “Hoso Bunka Foundation Prize in 2017 at Japan Prize and developing his first feature fiction film “The Beer Girl in Yangon”.

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A scholarship has been set up to honour the memory of Alan Fountain, former Head of Studies and President of EAVE, who passed away in 2016. Its goal is to enable one producer from outside the EU to participate in all three sessions of the EAVE Producers Workshop each year.

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