Su Su Hlaing

Biography of the director

Screenwriter Su Su Hlaing (born in 1983) is a young Yangon-based writer of short stories and articles who also works as a journalist for one of the city's burgeoning radio stations. She encountered a boy like Yarzar in Apyauk whilst visiting relatives in the area and wrote the script for To School during the 2012 YFS Art of Screenwriting course. Su Su Hlaing is a winner of the inaugural YFS Screenwriting Competition and is currently developing Splash, a feature length screenplay about Wa Toke, a young street kid who falls into the clutches of a Fagin-like figure and becomes addicted to glue – a growing problem amongst homeless children in Yangon.

Filmography of the director




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