Pe Maung Same

Biography of the director

Born in Yangon in 1974 Pe Maung Same developed his love for documentary as an editor of newsreel and historical films at AV Media, he also produced his own VCD magazine, ‘Disc Diary’. A participant of YFS since 2005, he has worked on a number of YFS productions, often as cinematographer. Set in Phya Phone, his 2006 directorial debut Like Father, Like Son won a Heinrich Boell Foundation Documentary Award in 2007; his subsequent work displays his enduring fascination for the people and landscapes of Myanmar’s Ayeyarwaddy Delta region.

Filmography of the director

2011

Assistant Cinematographer

18‘42‘‘

2010

Co-Director/Cinematographer

32‘17‘‘

2008
Like A Bubble In Water

Producer

17‘23‘‘

2007

Director

20‘7‘‘

2007
Beyond the Tsunami

Cinematographer

20‘50‘‘

2006

Director/Camera

14‘16‘‘

2006
The Uninvited Guest

Editor

13‘49‘‘

2005
Homesick

Director/Editor

5‘0‘‘

Cinematographer

15‘20‘‘