Thu Thu Shein

Biography of the director

Yangon-born Thu Thu Shein was a video editor at Myanmar Forever June Co. before discovering her passion for documentary at the first Yangon Film School workshop where she was cinematographer on A Day with Aye Nan Lin (dir: Eh Mwee). “I wanted to show the weavers’ excitement, exhaustion and joy”, she says of her own directorial debut, A Million Threads, which she also edited during the 2006 YFS workshop.

Filmography of the director

2011
Nights

director / cinematographer

5‘0‘‘

2011
The Lady, a sheet of records

director / cinematographer

13‘13‘‘

2010
5 Beats Before Death

Director

28‘0‘‘

2010
Flash

director / cinematographer

5‘3‘‘

2009

cinematographer

15‘21‘‘

2008
Saving Sankar

editor

15‘45‘‘

2008
Sun behind The Clouds

cinematographer

13‘13‘‘

2007

sound recordist

18‘18‘‘

2007

cinematographer

20‘7‘‘

2007

22‘22‘‘

2006

Director/Editor

13‘5‘‘

2006
The Uninvited Guest

sound recordist

13‘49‘‘

2005
Homesick

cinematographer

5‘0‘‘

2005
A day with Aye Nan Lin

cinematographer

12‘39‘‘

director / cinematographer / editor

15‘20‘‘