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Sompot Chidgasornpongse graduated with a bachelor’s degree in architecture from Chulalongkorn university, and an MFA in Film/Video from California Institute of the Arts (CalArts). His short films were shown at various international film festivals around the world, such as Oberhausen, Rotterdam, Viennale, Visions du Réel, IndieLisboa, etc. He’s also a Berlinale Talents, and Talents Tokyo alumnus. His first feature documentary, 'Railway Sleepers' had its world premiere at Busan International Film Festival, European premiere in the Forum section at Berlinale, and later at True/False, Sheffield, Melbourne IFF, RIDM, TIDF, and many other festivals worldwide.

Sompot has also been working closely with Apichatpong Weerasethakul as assistant director in many films, including '
Tropical Malady', 'Syndromes and a Century', 'Cemetery of Splendour', and ’Memoria’. Sompot is now based in Bangkok and currently working on his new feature film.