Kaenipa earned a Master of Media Arts in Film Production from University of Technology Sydney. She received training from award winning director, Alkinos Tsilimidos (Everynight…everynight, Silent Partner, Em4Jay). After graduated, she worked as a Creative Executive at GMM Grammy Public Co.,LTD on feature film projects for film director, Ekachai Uekrongtham (The Coffin, Pleasure Factory, Bare).
In 2014 Kaenipa set up Wise Lama Production and Branding Studio and currently works as a director/producer. She is the first Thai director who directed a short film for Cornetto Global’s Cupidity project, a landmark campaign for the brand’s global content. Kaenipa especially enjoys creating innovative branded content which she can work with various styles from narrative storytelling with emotive and informative elements to documentary styles, and fashion films which explore a more stylistic and inventive approaches to the content. Her fashion films have travelled and won awards at Berlin and Milan Fashion Film Festivals while her own short films have won awards in Los Angeles and Thailand and officially selected for festivals in the US, Italy, Canada, Busan, and Hong Kong. Her selected clients include Unilever Global, Agoda, Princess Cruises, Chevrolet, Colgate, Jim Thompson, UN Global Goals, and Chiva-Som International Resort.
Festivals and Awards:
Best Cinematography 2014, 2015, and 2016 Berlin Fashion Film Festival, Berlin
Official Selection Fashion Film Festival Milano 2014, 2015, and 2016 Milan
AS Film Festival, Rome, Italy 2015
Special Jury Award, Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival 2013
First Runner up Rattana Pestonji Award, Thai Short Film And Video Festival 2013
Official Selection Busan International Film Festival 2012
Official Selection Shanghai International Film Festival 2012
Official Selection Hong Kong Asian Film Festival 2012
Official Selection Montreal World Film Festival 2010
Official Selection Hong Kong International Film Festival 2010