Caylee So was born in a refugee camp in Thailand on September 17th 1981, just after her parent’s escape from the reign of Pol Pot’s Khmer Rouge regime in Cambodia. When she was just three years old, her family immigrated to the United States. She grew up in Northern Virginia where she spent most of her youth.
In 2011, Caylee was awarded the Zonta’s Women in Film grant for Most Promising Young Filmmaker. In 2012 Caylee received her MFA in Film Production at Dodge College of Film and Media Arts, having won the Best Picture and Best Director at her school’s Cecil Awards that year. She is also the winner of the Director’s Guild of America’s 18th annual Best Female Student Director award.
She is the co-founder of the Cambodia Town Film Festival, an honorary committee member of the Cambodian International Film Festival, the founder of Innovision Pictures, a recipient of the Linda Mabelot’s New Directors/New Visions Award and the 32nd annual Los Angeles County "Women of the Year" Award.
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