Sein Lyan Tun



Sein Lyan Tun is an emerging filmmaker from Myanmar, currently residing in Recollets Residency, Paris. His latest short film Late Blooming In A Lonely Summer Day has been selected in some international competitions like the Internationale Kurzfilmtage Winterthur (Switzerland), Festival Du Court Métrage de Clermont Ferrand (France), and Locarno Filmmakers Academy (Locarno). His documentary Unsilent Potato is well-recognized in Myanmar and Southeast Asia. He also directed and co-produced the TV documentaries: “Border Boy”, “We Are Nuns“, “Dream Over Monsoon” for Inside Lens, NHK World’s new documentary strand. His documentary For Me And Others Like Me won the Docs Spirit Award from Docs Port Incheon in 2016 and the HosoBunka Foundation Prize in 2017 at Japan Prize. He is an alumnus of Berlinale Talents 2022, FAMU summer filmmaking campus 2022, Talents Tokyo, American Film Showcase Fellowship, and Autumn Meeting directing workshop by Tran Anh Hung. “Everybody’s Got To Love Sometime” is his third fiction short film. He is currently developing his first feature-length film: The Beer Girl In Yangon, which was selected at Cannes L’atelier Cinéfondation 2022 and won two Development Grants from CNC and Swiss Films under Locarno Open Doors at Locarno Open Doors 2021.

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