Chananun Chotrungroj is a director of photography and artist based in Los Angeles. She served as Director of Photography alongside Sandi Sissel on the feature film “Karaoke Girl”, which premiered at the Rotterdam Film Festival in 2012 and won the Best Cinematography award at the Bangkok Critics Assembly Awards. Her latest works include the feature films “Yosemite" directed by Gabrielle Demeestere, “Motel Mist” directed by Prabda Yoon, “Don't Come Back from the Moon” directed by Bruce Thierry Cheung, “Pop Aye” by Kirsten Tan, “The Third Wife” by Ash Mayfair and “Materna” by David Gutnik.
She recently shot the short film “Seide” which is in competition at the 72nd Venice International Film Festival. While pursuing an MFA in Film at New York University (NYU), she was awarded the Ang Lee Fellowship and Department Fellowship and received Nestor Almendros Awards for Outstanding Cinematography by a Woman in 2013 and 2015.
She was nominated for the 2020 Independent Spirit Award for Best Cinematography for the feature film “The Third Wife” and won Best Cinematography at the Tribeca 2020 Film Festival for the feature film “Materna”.