Izzy Chan PRO

San Francisco

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Izzy is currently in production for a documentary film and photo-book project, "THE BIG FLIP—STORIES FROM THE MODERN HOME FRONT." The project will investigate the stress on love, attraction, and family when wives are the primary breadwinner.

Izzy wrote and directed her senior film project, SUGARED PEAS, at the School of Cinema-Television, University of Southern California. SUGARED PEAS was screened at Vancouver International, Frameline, and various international film festivals before receiving distribution on a DVD compilation of shorts. After graduating Magna Cum Laude, Izzy built a successful career in advertising in Los Angeles and San Francisco.


THE TALE OF JOE B. NOLUK (1994). Cinematographer and editor. Winner in the 1996 CINE Golden Eagle Film & Video Competition. U.S.C. student film, 16mm film, B&W.

ASCENSION (1995). Cinematographer with Takashi Horie. U.S.C. senior student project, video.

SUGARED PEAS (1996). Writer and director. Official selection: Vancouver International Film Festival, Frameline (San Francisco), Image Out (Rochester, NY), Verzaubert (Tour of Berlin, Munich, Koln, Frankfurt), Mardi Gras (Sydney, Australia). Available on DVD compilation GIRLS’ VIEW (5 shorts; 2007), distributed by Atom Films and Village Lighthouse. U.S.C. senior student project, 16mm film, color.

LOVE IN SAN FRANCISCO (2010). Writer, director, cinematographer, editor. HD video.

A LIFE THAT MOVES (2010), an ethnographic documentary research for Nike, on women's changing needs and attitudes towards fitness through different life stages. Director. HD video.

ONE MAN, DIVERSE NEEDS (2011), an ethnographic documentary research for Oakley on real-world needs and attitudes of men towards sports and sunglasses. Director. HD video.

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  1. Kent Kessinger
  2. SA-5
  3. Manolo Mendez Dressage
  4. Girl Rising
  5. Cinepixels, Inc.
  6. Ezaram Vambe
  7. Directors Notes
  8. Jack Turits
  9. Wes Ball
  10. mark krajan
  11. Sentinel
  12. Rhyming Robot
  13. School of Thought
  14. toorima
  15. Nadia Shipovsky