Seint Yamone Htoo

Biography of the director

Seint Yamone Htoo (born in 1991) is from Yangon. After graduating from Yangon’s Yadanabon University with a maths major she then took a diploma in music (violin) from the National University of Arts and Culture (NUAC) in the same city. She subsequently worked as a reporter for CNB News (Mandalay) and a video journalist for Up To Date online channel for almost 5 years before her burning desire to make documentaries prompted her to join YFS in 2018. During her studies at YFS she has worked on a number of collaborative projects, including an animated documentary Riding Through the Waves. Made entirely from textiles, the film describes the protagonist’s memories of peaceful co-existence between people of different religions and ethnicities his home town in the Ayeyarwaddy delta. Seint Yamone Htoo has also co-directed a short fictional film Midtown Yangon which features a non-professional cast. Kachin Reporter for which she received a Goethe-Institut Myanmar documentary award, is her first documentary as a director.

Filmography of the director






Riding Through the Waves