Derek Kwan is a creative storyteller working across visual mediums with a focus on food & culture, live experience, and digital design.
Two Canadians in Amsterdam.
University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV)
BA Communications Studies, minor Marketing | Lambda Pi Eta Honors
UBC - Vancouver, BC (2019)
Home Made Visible, Canada Council for the Arts
Vancouver Public Library (2019)
BAC/LAC - Ottawa, ON (2017)
Inspiration Talk and Film Screening, KEREDTALKS
VPL Inspiration Lab - Vancouver, BC (2016)
AWARDS & RECOGNITION
Best Short Drama Program - Nominee - 2020 Leo Awards
Producer, Idols Never Die (2019)
Grand Jury Best Short Documentary - Me (2018)
Seattle Asian American Film Festival, 2019
Best Short Documentary - Me (2018)
DisOrient Asian American Film Festival of Oregon, 2019
CBC Development Workshop for Diverse Creators
Toronto, ON - CBC, 2016
Best Canadian Short, Best Documentary - Taste of Identity (2015)
Canada Shorts Film Festival, 2015
Derek Kwan is also an Actor based in Vancouver.
mundanederek [at] gmail.com