(Music "Monument Feel" by Julien Tekeyan for "KRANK")
Caroline Chu is a British, French and Canadian Screenwriter, Filmmaker & editor,
living in London.
Three years of drama school revealed her passion for staging dramas and
directing actors. Caroline holds a master’s in Philosophy, a BA in Chinese
and a Master Degree in Film Production.
As a certified film and TV translator, she spent several years in post-production,
adapting programs for various French networks, including TF1, France 2,
France 3, ARTE, etc.
In 2011, her first short film, The Miraculous Survivor of Saint Sauveur
(Le Miraculé de Saint- Sauveur) was selected by the Palm Springs International Short Film Festival.
The same year, it screened at the American Cinemathèque in Hollywood’s Egyptian Theatre,
and in 2012 it received an Honorable Mention from the Rochester International Short Film Festival.
In 2012, Caroline wrote and directed the 26-minute film The Dragon and the Phoenix (Le Dragon et le Phénix),
which won Best Foreign Language Short at the Bare Bones Festival in 2015 and was selected for the American
Online Film Awards in 2014. The Dragon and the Phoenix was also officially selected for Best Editing of a Foreign Language Film, Best Cinematography in a Foreign Language Film, Best Short Foreign Language Film,
and Best Sound Design at the 2017 LONDON IFF.
In 2014, she directed An Ideal Roommate (Un Colocataire Idéal), shot in two 8-minute versions, French and Chinese,
and which was screened during a week (From the 22 till the 30th of April 2017) at the Center of Art and Creation
at Aulnay Sous Bois (France). This Center has dedicated itself to Art and creates strong ties and bonds
with the Chinese contemporary Art Market.
Her 12-minute short, Comb Me (Peigne-moi) was part of The Monaco Charity Film Festival in 2014,
and part of the official selection at Ladys First International Film Festival in Ireland (Cork) in 2017.
Her feature film Krank (French/German film) was selected in various independent film festivals and was released
in France in February 2018. She then worked on different projects such as the webseries "Ca Reste Entre Nous"
created by Grace Li (writer) or the short films "Afternoon Party" created by Dominique Lancastre (writer).
In 2019, Caroline worked as a Film Studies Tutor at a Fine Arts College in London.
In 2020, she collaborated with Magdalena Korpas (a UK based Polish actress) in the writing of a TV Pilote Script
called "Gunpowder" and started the writing of a Science Fiction Script.
She enrolled in a Master Degree In Post Production and Film Editing
at London South Bank University since September 2020. She is a member of The British Film Editors.
in 2022, she completed 2 documentary films "The Boatwomen of the Forgotten Souls" about women fighting to make grandfather's memory alive, and "Let There Be Light, making the invisible visible" a documentary film about a British photographer living in China who worked as a translator for the British Army during World War One.
"I would love to see more women directors because they represent half of the population
- and gave birth to the whole world. Without them writing and being directors,
the rest of us are not going to know the whole story."
- Jane Campion