writer / director / producer
Yan wrote, directed and produced her romantic comedy LOVE, SIMPLY, released in China nationwide in 2015. Her adventure romantic actioner, WHEN AFRICA MEETS YOU, which she also wrote, directed and produced, shot entirely in Africa and released in China nationwide in 2018. Her recent finished feature she wrote, directed and produced, PANDEMIC TRILOGY, is going around in the film festivals circle.
Yan’s currently in pre-production for CHINESE CHOCOLATE – MADE IN CHINA, a sequel to her award-winning debut, about a Chinese wife’s transformation after she found out her husband is a deep-in-closet gay. Other projects in development are: a hour procedural show set in LA, FENGSHUI DETECTIVE; a hour streaming show set in LA, WARM BODY; a pandemic inspired horror film set in New York City, UNWILLING…; an anti-poaching related drama set in Kenya/Zimbabwe, ELEPHANT BABY; and a mystery thriller set in Portugal, DOUBLE PLAY.
Yan has also made several
short films, including the award winning shorts LATE AFTERNOON, THERE TRY ALIVE, THINGS IN BETWEEN and HARM’S WAY that was officially selected
in USA Film Festival, Atlantic Film Festival and showcased on "Shameless
Short" and "CFC Retrospective".
Yan’s cultural background and years of production expertise both in the US, Canada and China allow her to tell a story from a unique point of view with passion and precision.
A caring successful cuddler, a bored upper-class wife, and a paranoid boy, whose lives were intertwined and upended during the Covid-19 pandemic.
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