Pauline Chan

Darkroom Films
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Reviewed as a “Premier Australian filmmaker” by Asia Week Magazine, and “one of the most convincing successes of the new wave Australian filmmakers” by French magazine Cahier du Cinema, Pauline Chan’s work has been exhibited theatrically, broadcast, and invited to official screenings at prestigious international film festivals. Chan is a multi-awarded filmmaker, with over 20 film/TV credits; including pioneering the first and second official treaty Australian-China co-productions 33 Postcards (Director/Producer, 2011) starring Guy Pearce; and Dragon Pearl (Producer, 2010) starring Sam Neil. The two films opened to 2000+ screens in China, followed by international commercial success and festival awards including Best Film, Best Director, and multiple Best Leading Actors for the cast. Passionate activist for Australian industry development, Chan has served as Board Member of the Asia Pacific Screen Awards (2018-20); Board Director of the International China Film Festival (2010 - current); was the first Australian-Asian filmmaker appointed as Commissioner of the Australian Film Commission (1997-2000).
Pauline Chan