My name is Ms. Sao Sopheak (31) holds a degree in Business Management from Singapore University Phnom Penh. Beside that I’m working at Meta House – Cambodia’s first art/media/communication center (www.meta-house.com) as a Project Supervisor. There I have also enrolled in the filmschool program – the so-called M.E.T.A. program (Media Education and Training Academy), supported by the German Cultural Foundation Goethe Institute.
In the last three years, I have worked on a number of documentaries, spots, a drama and a TV show for Cambodian TV3 in different positions (from pre- to postproduction), as you will read in my CV. I have worked as Director, assistant to the producer, researcher, Additional translator, interviewer, camera assistance/camerawoman, editing assistance/editing directing , subtitling.
I have learned with/from Khmer and international directors and producers (Chum Reap/Cambodia), Marc Eberle (Germany), Nico Mesterharm (Germany), Mark Hammond (USA) and KM Lo (Hongkong), Ian White (Australia). Moreover I attended shootings with teams from German TV stations (ZDF, 3SAT).
I have been directed/produced four own documentaries.