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Louis Chan

Director, Screenwriter, Editor, 1st Assistant Director

Current Work Details

What I do

Write / Direct

Company

louischanfilms.com

Website

https://www.stationaryfilm.com/

Blog Feed

https://www.louischanfilms.com/

Where I work

I am just me

Technical Skills

Screenwriting, Directing, Editing, Producing

Resources / Expertise

I don't know what this means.

Availability

Paid Work or Collaboration

Training

2010-2013

Loughborough University,
English Literature and Film, BA (2:1 Higher), joint honours

2017-2017

Encounters Film Festival,
Widening the Lens, Mentored by Shola Amoo, Kate O'Hara (Eon)

2016-2016

B3 Media,
Talent Lab (1 of 10 mentees), Mentored by Selina Lim (BBC Writersroom)

2019-2020

BBC Writers Room,
Workshop - British East Asian Artists, Directed comedy sketch for BBC Three / Writers Room

My Links

Shooters Q&A

Films I wish I had made

La Haine, The Godfather, Stand by Me, Little Miss Sunshine, The French Connection, Parasite, Old Boy, Memories of Murder, Train to Busan, Lock Stock, Goodfellas, Pulp Fiction, Reservoir Dogs, The Jungle Book, Lion King (the real one), Robocop, Butch Cassidy, Die Hard, Good Will Hunting, No Country for Old Men.

I cried watching

Bambi, The Farewell, Have Mercy. Only ones I can remember right now, there are more haha!

I left the cinema during

Never.

Directors I love

Directors of all of the above.

Actors I admire

Al Pacino, Gene Hackman, Octavia Spencer, Uma Thurman, De Niro, Brando, Frances McDormand, Paul Newman, Choi Min Sik, Song Kang Ho, DiCaprio, Brendan Gleeson, Eddie Murphy, McConnaughey, Harrelson,

Writers I respect

The writers of all the movies above.

My desert island discs

Regulate - Warren G and Nate Dogg Duettino Sull'Aria of Figaro - Mozart Hurricane - Bob Dylan, Summertime - Janis Joplin, A Change is Gonna Come - Sam Cooke, Who I saw today - Nancy Wilson, Caroline - MC Solaar, Is this Love - Bob Marley, Fast Car - Tracy Chapman, A Way of Life, Hans Zimmer.

Books I have given my friends

Rope Burns by FX Toole Making of El Mariachi by R. Rodriguez Dog Day Afternoon by Patrick Mann Chickenhawk by Robert Mason Adventures in the Screen Trade by Bill Goldman, The Good Immigrant by Nikesh Shukla and others.

My death row meal

Too personal, but yes, I have thought about this many times and do have one.

The best thing I own

The best things you have you don't own.

More about me

You already know too much! :)

My Work & Credits