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Rachel Chen

3rd Assistant Director, Producer's Assistant, Production Office

Career Summary

Rachel Chen is an emerging film and digital content producer. Melbourne based, she is deeply passionate about inclusive storytelling and contributing to the increase in multicultural opportunities within the Australian film and television industry. Credits comprise producing, writing and directing her award winning short "One, Two" (AUS, 8min) 2019, a short drama film about Maddy, a shy and introverted first generation migrant who wants to pursue her passion for AFL, producing the short documentary "Without Water" (AUS, 10min) 2019, about a resilient crop-farmer who endeavours to preserve his land, legacy and way of life in the face of Australia’s ongoing ‘big dry’ and accumulated credits across a variety of short films, music videos and TVCs.

Professional Credits

Festivals, Awards, Nominations

  • 2019, Victorian Multicultural Commission's Film Festival - Award Winner, Australia, One, Two
  • 2019, Environmental Film Festival Australia - Official Selection, Australia, Without Water
  • 2018, Mobile Innovation Network and Association Film Festival - Official Selection, Australia, Aesthetic is for Losers
  • 2022, Lulea International Film Festival - Award Winner, Sweden, Ostrich
  • 2022, Prague International Film Awards - Official Selection, Czech Republic, Ostrich

Education & Other Accreditation

  • 2021, Swinburne University of Technology, Australia, Bachelor of Film and Television, with First Class Honours. Minor in Global History.

Special and Technical Skills

Experience with budgeting on the Screen Australia A-Z budget, one-line schedules, call sheets, DPRs, strong email communication, strong verbal communication, basic data wrangling skills, Employee WWCC (strong experience with chaperoning and knowledge of Victorian child employment policies) ability to work in fast paced environments.

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