Benz Thanachart Siripatrachai is a filmmaker and photographer from Thailand.
Benz was one of the assistant directors of the Feature Film “Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recalls His Past Lives”
by Apichatpong Weerasetakul, Palme d’Or prize at the 2010 Cannes Film Festival.
Benz currently resides in New York City, pursuing his Master Degree at School of Visual Arts.
B.F.A Journalism and Mass communication, Thammasat University, Bangkok, Thailand, 2009
M.F.A Photography, Video and Related Media, School of Visual Arts, New York City, Present
Award and Scholarship
Bachelor’s degree full scholarship
Young Thai Artist Awards by The SCG Foundation, Thailand, 2006
Student short film competition, The 1st World Film Festival of Bangkok, 2007
Student short film competition, The 2nd Film Night, Bangkok, 2008
The 16th Thai Short Film and Video Festival in non-student competition, 2012
Paula Rhodes Memorial Award
School of Visual Arts, New York, 2013
Assistant Visual Director
Theatrical Contemporary Dance “Remember What You Have Done in 24 hours”, Thailand, 2008
2nd Assitant Director
Feature Film “Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recalls His Past Lives” by Apichatpong Weerasetakul, 2009