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Sebastian Chan

Position: Producer/Writer/Director


Sebastian Chan is an emerging filmmaker from Canberra, Australia. His creative motto is Inspire, Create and Imagine Anything. Sebastian’s practice covers writing through to directing, producing and distributing media content including short films, web series and interactive media. His passion for storytelling is matched by his love of the creative collaboration needed to tell a worthwhile story.


Bachelor of Media Arts & Production (University of Canberra, 2015)
Advanced Diploma in Producing (Australian Film, Television & Radio School, 2015)


Writer/Producer: “Home” May 2018
Awarded a grant by to create a pilot and write the series for a 10x5 min animated web series.

Director/Producer: “A Friend In The Night” March 2018
Short sci-fi and finalist for the 2018 Lights! Canberra! Action! film festival which took out Best Cinematography, Best Sound Design and Best Art Direction.

Director/Producer: “Brothers In Alms” March 2017
Short documentary and finalist for the 2017 Lights! Canberra! Action! film festival which took out Best Film, Best Director, Best Cinematography and Audience Choice Award.

Writer/Producer: “The Chosen” October 2016
Short film commissioned for “Fashfest”, Canberra fashion festival that also screened as part of the official selection for the 2016 Canberra International Film Festival.

Producer: “I Am Steve” July 2015
Short film that won the ‘Runner’s Up’ prize at the 2015 ‘Focus on Ability Film Festival’. Has since been screened on national television on both Aurora (Foxtel) and SBS.

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