Mekong Film Fixer – Cambodia
Graduate of two Master degrees in Entrepreneurship and Project Management from Lyon 2 and Lille University, France, Chandara So is an independent film producer and line producer from Cambodia. He started his career as senior film commissioner at the Cambodia Film Commission in early 2010 and gained extensive experience in production and line production while involved in international film projects. He was production assistant on the Oscar-nominated film The Missing Picture by Rithy Panh (2013), awarded at Un Certain Regard, and on the Netflix production First They Killed My Father by Angelina Jolie (2017). He is also a member of New Asian Producer Network and a fellow of Busan Asian Film School. He is now developing documentaries and fictions, among which In The Shade by Visal Sok, winner of the best pitching award at Link of Cine Asia, Busan IFF 2017. Chandara So is also one of the founders of the Cambodian International Film Festival.
Production Company Profile
Mekong Film Fixer and Production is a Cambodian film production company created in 2015 by Chandara So. This company serves as a platform to produce and co-produce Cambodian films and line-produce local and international film projects including fictions, documentaries, TV programs and more. Its main mission is to provide highquality film making in the country and foster the inter- national distribution of Cambodian films. At the Open Doors Lab, Chandara So expects to improve his knowledge of the international film scene and expand its network of international contacts, in France (a country and language he is familiar with) and beyond.
- Absence of Memorial by Phally Ngoeum (Documentary, 6’, 2017)
- Khmer Blues by Phally Ngoeum (Documentary, 12’, 2018)
- The Successor by Phally Ngoeum (Documentary, 10’, 2018)
- Double Jeopardy by Phally Ngoeum (Documentary, 75’, in production, 2019/2020)
The Last Stand-Alone by Phichith Rithea (Documentary, 75’, in production, 2019 /2020)
In The Shade by Visal Sok (Fiction, 100’, in development, 2021)
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