Danaya Chulphuthiphong lives and works in Bangkok, Thailand. She holds a BA in Archaeology and MFA in Visual Arts. She started her career as a documentary photographer for a newspaper and a magazine. She is interested in lens-based arts and works with both still and moving images. In 2014, Danaya made her first short film 'Night Watch' which has been selected for participation in the International Competition of the 61st International Short Film Festival Oberhausen, Experimenta India and won the Special Jury Prize from Fronteira, The International Documentary and Experimental Film Festival. In 2016, Danaya released her second short film, 'Demos' which has been selected for participation in Southeast Asian Short Film Competition of the 27th Singapore International Film Festival and won the BACC award from the 20th Thai Short Film and Video Festival.