Derek Kwan is a creative storyteller working across visual mediums with a focus on food & culture, live experience, and digital design.

Actor

Represented by Natasha at Trisko Talentnatasha@triskotalent.com | 604.637.7009
FILM & TELEVISIONMadeline (2021), Apple TV+Space Force (2021), NetflixThe 27 Hour Day (2021), HallmarkOne Perfect Wedding (2021), HallmarkDebris (2021), NBCStarstruck: A Cinderella Story (2021), HBO MaxDC's Legends of Tomorrow (2020), CWMatching Hearts (2020), HallmarkThe Order (2020), NetflixA Million Little Things (2019), ABCThe Murders (2019), FXiZombie (2019), CWWu Assassins (2019), NetflixThe Flash (2018), CWColony (2018), USAUntold Stories of the ER (2016), TLCLos Luchadores (2001), FoxRomeo Must Die (2000), Warner Bros

IMDb

Work

Creative at mundanemundane.com
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Assistant Director (AD)
Last Bite (July 2021 - 1st AD)Dirs. Marty O'Brien & Naomi Mark, Prod. Kristoff DuxburyProd. Film BOLDLY
3 Way (Jun 2021 - 1st AD)Dir. Tamara Black
My Mother's Home (Jun 2021 - 1st AD)Dir. Reginald Bernandino, Prod. Robin Macabulos, Allen Xu
Crazy 8s Gala Opening (Apr 2021 - 1st AD)Dir. Maxime Beauchamp, Prod Erin Mussolum
Mom vs. Machine (Mar 2021 - 2nd AD)Dir. Tesh Guttikonda, 1st AD Tamara BlackProd. Dunya Media
Evé (Mar 2021 - 2nd AD, 1st AD 1 of 4 days)Dir. Cassandra Phillips-Grande, 1st AD Maxime Beauchamp
The Last Chapter (Feb 2021 - 2nd AD)Dir. Louvens Remy, 1st AD Laurent Piche
Elegy (Jan 2021 - 1st AD)
Dir. Parish Sharma, Prod. Jian Ping Su

CV

EDUCATIONUniversity of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV)BA Communications Studies, minor Marketing | Dean's Honor List, Lambda Pi Eta Honors

SPEAKING
Keynote Speaker, Congress 2019CAIS/ACSI - http://cais-acsi.ca/2019-conference/UBC - Vancouver, BC - 2019
Co-Facilitator, Home Made Visible WorkshopHome Made Visible, Canada Council for the ArtsVancouver Public Library - 2019
Speaker, Library and Archives Canada SummitBAC/LAC - Ottawa, ON - 2017
Inspiration Talk and Film ScreeningVPL Inspiration Lab - Vancouver, BC - 2016
AWARDS & RECOGNITION
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 CreatorsToronto, ON - CBC, 2016
Best Canadian Short, Best Documentary - Taste of Identity (2015)Canada Shorts Film Festival, 2015