The Science Film Festival Thailand 2007 was organized by the Goethe-Institut Thailand, the French Embassy and the Institute for the Promotion of Teaching Science and Technology (IPST), with the generous support of BAYER Thai Co. Ltd. National Science and Technology Development Agency (NSTDA), and SIEMENS. BOSCH, ORSAM, LTU, DHL, RWTH AACHEN, PÖYRY, MITR POHL and MERCEDES-BENZ also supported the festival.
The festival was a convincing success, with over 43,000 visitors in Thailand. They enjoyed a selection of 57 films from 12 countries. In Bangkok the films were screened at the Science Centre for Education (Ekkamai), the National Science Museum (Klong 5), the Children Discovery Museum (Jatujak), TK Park (Central World) and The Thailand Science Park (NSTDA), during the ten days of the event.
26 films had been nominated for competition for the six awards. A jury of eight international members: Mr. Eric Soulier (France), Ms. Soraya Nakasuwan (Film director), Mrs. Somtawin Chanyawong (MCOT Channel 9), Mrs. Jarujit Nawapan (MCOT Channel 9), Dr. Markus Wunsch (Germany), Ms. Gamolnaree Laikram (IPST), Dr. Sawat Tantiphanwadee (Assistant to the President, NSTDA/Director of TMC) and Ms. Monthida Sitathani (Specialist, NSTDA), watched and discussed the films and decided about the awards.
The winners of the Third Science Film Festival come from four countries: Thailand, Canada, The United Kingdom and Germany. The films were recognized by the jury for their outstanding achievements in science communication.