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Catherine Chan

Catherine Chan

Hong Kong SAR China

Institution, Film Fund, Publicity & Marketing, Production


Together with Oscar winner Ruby Yang, Catherine established Hong Kong Documentary Initiative in 2015 as a project manager. The program supports filmmakers in the region with seed funding and mentorship.
Catherine graduated in Journalism and worked in public relations and administration across Hong Kong and China. She embraces new perspectives, in search for the best platform for storytelling.


company profile

The Hong Kong Documentary Initiative is a programme based in the Journalism and Media Studies Centre at The University of Hong Kong. We aim to gather local and international expertise in order to build a dynamic documentary filmmaking scene in Hong Kong. We are currently producing 15 projects by emerging filmmakers from Hong Kong, China and Malaysia.