Workshop Leaders

Madison Boll

Madi Boll is an ISB class of 2016 alumni and recent graduate of the USC School of Cinematic Arts where she studied film and television production.

Aaron Schmidt

Aaron Schmidt has worked in animation, visual effects and illustration for more than fifteen years. His love of all things monster is inspired by such diverse sources as Ray Harryhausen, Ukiyo-e prints and pulp science fiction and fantasy covers from before he was born.

Tom Waller

Tom Waller (full name Thomas de Warrenne Waller) was born in Bangkok to a Thai Buddhist mother and Irish Catholic father. He spent his formative years at a Benedictine monastery school in Yorkshire, England, before pursuing a career in film and television

Kevin Vivis Visithsiri

Kevin is currently positioned as Co-Founder (Managing Director & Editor-in-Chief) at RICE Media (Thailand), an alternative regional media start-up that aims to create critical thinking - first in Singapore, now in Thailand and forth in the future. He is an American-born Thai, raised in Bangkok, Thailand and lived in Nevada & California.

Puangsoi (Rose) Aksornsawang

Puangsoi Aksornsawang, nicknamed Rose, is a Thai filmmaker, writer and film student who graduated at leading institutions such as the University of the Art Hamburg, Germany and from the Motion Pictures and Still Photography Department of Chulalongkorn University.

Ian Pike

Ian was born in Zimbabwe and lived both there and in South Africa for several years before moving to the UK. After training as an actor at the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama, he worked professionally for some time appearing on stage, TV, radio and in numerous voice-overs.

Brian Ott

FAA lecturer, Dr. Bryan Ott won the GRAND PRIZE at the Rhode Island International Film Festival Screenplay Competition 2019 [for the second time] with his latest feature screenplay entitled They Sound Human.

Nick Reed

Nick Reed has had the opportunity to wear many hats in the arts field. As a Writer, he has written many hours of TV for BBC, ITV and Sky including 26 eps of London Bridge, an entire series of Belfry Witches as well as episodes of Byker Grove,…

Valerio Morini

Valerio Morini is an Italian film director, cinematographer and documentarist based in Southeast Asia. He started working in 1986 as an assistant photographer and in the late 1990s turned to be a freelance filmmaker.

Film Productions