Sopheak Sao – CV

Sopheak Sao - documentary filmmaker in Cambodia

MS. SAO SOPHEAK

#6, Street 264

Sangkat Chaktomuk, Khan Daun Penh,

Phnom Penh, Cambodia

Mobile: (+855)10 52 95 52

Email : sopheakfilmmaker@gmail.com

Skype: sopheak.sao2

LinkedIn: sopheak sao

Website: www.sopheaksao.com

 

 

Date of Birth :  11th April, 1979

Place of Birth:  Kampong Cham Province

 

EDUCATION

1984-1993: Preah Sihanouk High School Kampong Cham

2005-2008: English language classes at ELT Phnom Penh

2007-2011: Business Management Studies

at Singapore University Phnom Penh (IBE)

2009 until now: M.E.T.A film school at Meta House Phnom Penh –

supported by the German Cultural Foundation “Goethe Institut”

 

WORK EXPERIENCES

1995-1999 Waitress in “Heng Hour” Restaurant

San Francisco, USA

2001-2005 Manager at “Gold Star” Restaurant

Phnom Penh, Cambodia

2005-2007 Manager at “Excalibar” Restaurant

Phnom Penh, Cambodia

2008-2009 Accountant/Junior Manager at Meta House

Phnom Penh, Cambodia

From 2010 Project Supervisor at (new) Meta House Phnom Penh –

German Cambodian Cultural Center (GCCC)

 

 FILMS:

I worked for the following TV/video productions as:

 

 PAY OR DIE? (2009, 20mins)

Documentary

Position: Production Assistant

 

PHNOM PENH HIP HOP (2009, 30mins)

Documentary

Position: Researcher, Translator

 

RISE UP ! (2009, 26mins)

Documentary

Position: Assistant Director

 

SHORTS FROM THE FACTORIES  (2009, 4 x 8mins)

Documentaries

Positions: Assistant Director

 

I AM PRECIOUS! (2009, 30 mins)

TV Show

Position: Camarawoman

 

WHO KILLED RUMDOUL (2010, 45mins)

Educational Drama and Spots

Position: Assistant Producer

 

25 FRAME TO MOVE  (2010, 17 mins)

Documentary

Position: Assistant Producer

 

LUCKY PIGS IN KAMPONG TRACH (2010, 28 mins)

Documentary

Position: Assistant Producer

 

THE PEPPER FIELDS (2010, 23 mins)

Documentary

Positions: Researcher, Subtitling, Assistant Director

 

SAOP STONE DESIGN CONTEST IN PURSAT (2010, 6 mins)

Documentary

Position: Production Assistant

 

BONG BENG CLEVER FARMER (2010, 45 mins)

TV Drama

Position: Assistant Producer

 

MY VOICE! (2011, 20mins)

Documentary

Position: Camerawoman, Subtitling

 

HIV & DISABILITY (2011, 23mins)

Documentary

Position: Researcher, Camerawoman, Subtitling

 

SURVIVOR: CHUM MEY SURVIVOR IN TOUL SLENG (2011, 12 mins)

Documentary

Position: Producer/Director

 

ART OF SURVIVOR (2012, 15mins)

Documentary

Positions: Researcher, Camerawoman

 

PHOTO PHNOM PENH 2011 (17mins, 2011)

Documentary

Position: Producer/Director

 

TWO GIRLS AGAINST THE RAIN (11mins, 2012)

Documentary

Position: Producer/Director

(Went to many festival such as: Cambodia, Norway, France, USA, Australia, Vietnam, Indonesia)

 

 QUIET MOVEMENT (13mins, 2012)

Documentary

Position: Producer/Director

 

Asia-Pacific Regional WOMEN’S HEARING (20mins, 2012)

Documentary

Produced for CDP & TPO

Position: Producer/Director

 

LET’S ROCK!

Documentary

Position: Producer/Director

Work in Progress

 

WORKSHOP:

 

“ASEAN DOCUMENTARY FILM WORKSHOP”

in MUMBAI (India),

by invitation of UNESCO Spain

from 5th -10th of April, 2010

 

* DocNet Summer School

in Manila (Philippines)

from 19th – 29th of September, 2012

 

* Chopshot Workshop

in Jakarta (Indonesia)

from 3rd – 11th of November, 2012

 

OTHER TRAINING:

Moreover I attended shootings with teams from German TV stations

(ZDF, 3SAT).

 

REFERENCE:

Nico Mesterharm (German)

Film Producer/Director

Tel: (+855)010 312 333

Email: mesterharm@gmx.net