Paing Aung

Biography of the director

Yangon-born Paing Aung (born in 1993) began his career as a journalist in 2014. He has worked for Street View Journal, Myanmar Cable Network (MCN) and Myanmar Press Photo Agency. In 2017, he took part in the Yangon Photo Festival with a photo-story about Mogok ruby mine workers. Since enrolling at Yangon Film School in 2020, he has worked on several documentary projects in various capacities. Hope Called Tomorrow is his first documentary as a director. Now in his second year at YFS, he currently combines his studies with working as a freelance video and photojournalist.

Filmography of the director