TOM WALLER (Writer/Director/Producer) is a Thai filmmaker born in Bangkok to an Irish Catholic father and a Thai Buddhist mother. Before THE CAVE, he had directed three feature films, of which the last two were set in Thailand and were critically acclaimed, winning many awards. He was nominated in 2012 for two Thai National Film Association Awards: Best Director and Best Screenplay for his Thai language murder mystery MINDFULNESS AND MURDER (2011), and won the Best Director award at Dhaka International Film Festival for his biopic, THE LAST EXECUTIONER (2014), which also won the Best Picture “Tukkata Tong” Golden Doll award (Thailand’s equivalent of a Golden Globe) in 2015. The film had premiered In Competition at the Shanghai International Film Festival, winning the Golden Goblet award for Best Actor (Vithaya Pansringarm). Waller currently serves on the Jury of the Thai National Film Association Awards and is a voting BAFTA member. He founded his production company De Warrenne Pictures in 1996.