Eris Talent Agency
Eloisa De Jesus
(424) 389-0008 phone
Los Angeles, CA 91403
Jeffrey Loseff Management
(818) 505-9468 phone
North Hollywood, CA 91602
A Voice Films Production
Los Angeles, CA 90039
After moving from Beijing to Canada, Yan pursued her film studies at Ryerson University and the Director Residence at the Canadian Film Centre. She also won a fellowship at the PGA Producers Workshop in LA.
Yan has written, directed, and produced a few features and many shorts that have won awards internationally, including C.I.C.A.E. Award at the Berlin Film Festival and Best Director at the Palm Springs Film Festival for her feature debut, CHINESE CHOCOLATE, which has been an official selection by more than 40 film festivals worldwide.
Her 2nd film, YELLOW WEDDING, a co-production between Canada, China, and Singapore, was officially selected by the World Film Festival of Montreal, IFFM New York, Asian Pacific Film Festival, etc.
She finished her new feature PANDEMIC TRILOGY set in LA in 2022 in loving memory of those who lost their lives to Covid-19.
Her Chinese language films are WHEN AFRICA MEETS YOU, released in China nationwide in 2018; and LOVE, SIMPLY in 2015.
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 an hour-streaming drama set in LA, WARM BODY; a pandemic-inspired horror film set in New York City, UNWILLING...; a mystery thriller set in Portugal, DOUBLE PLAY.
*Yan's director's reel 2022.mp4 from Yan Cui on Vimeo.