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


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FILM & TELEVISIONStarstruck: A Cinderella Story (2020)DC's Legends of Tomorrow (2020)Matching Hearts (2020)The Order (2019)A Million Little Things (2019)The Murders (2019)iZombie (2019)Wu Assassins (2019)The Flash (2018)Colony (2018)Untold Stories of the ER (2016)Imaginary (Short) (2016)Priestly (Short) (2016)Indigo (Short) (2016)Romeo Must Die (2000)



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EDUCATIONUniversity of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV)BA Communications Studies, minor Marketing | Lambda Pi Eta Honors

Keynote Speaker, Congress 2019CAIS/ACSI - - 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
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