In 2016, after graduated in the B.F.A. Film and Digital Media program at King Mongkut’s Institute of Technology Ladkrabang in Bangkok, Thailand, Thanut Rujitanont has pursued his career as an animation artist. “Shallow” (TEUN), his graduation animation was awarded the Gold Prize Digicon6 (Thailand) in Japan and screened over 30 film festivals around the world.
In 2017, he started his first professional animation by pitching an animated short film “In my sleep” (LAHMER) and received Nef Animation and Ciclic Animation Prizes in the Annecy International Film Festival 2017 in France. Afterwards, he was invited to the animation residency at Fontevraud Abbey, Ciclic animation, and Folimage studio in France.
In 2018, he was invited to be an animation lecturer in Japanese animation festivals in which were funded by the Japan Foundation under the Grant Program for Promotion of Cultural Collaboration.
In 2019, he was selected to develop his film in Atelier de l’Enclume, Belgium,.
Currently, he is working on “Rose Rash”, an animated short film supported by Thailand Ministry of Culture, Atelier de l’Enclume and Project to Support Emerging Media Arts Creators.