Chuan studied advertising design at the Academy of Art College in San Francisco. after graduation worked for a bit and then returned home to Malaysia where he worked in a couple of agencies. His interest in filming led him to be a commercials director. His styles are varied, including automotive, corporate, beauty and lifestyle. Having honed his communication skills earlier on, Chuan’s agency experience comes in handy when dealing with clients.
He has shot for blue chip clients like Honda, Suzuki, Telekom Malaysia,
Coca Cola, Tourism Malaysia, Bank Mandiri (indonesia) and others. He has a highly developed sense of style and design. Each project becomes a passionate pursuit.
Chuan is constantly on the lookout for challenging jobs, and welcomes collaborative efforts with the creative’s from Agencies. He understands, having been there, done that.
1991 Graduated with Bachelor of Fine Arts from the Academy of Arts College, San Francisco, USA.
1991 Grey Advertising Sdn. Bhd as Senior Art Director, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
1993 DY&R Sdn. Bhd as Senior Art Director.
1995 Creative Group Head, Dentsu, Young & Rubicam Sdn. Bhd
1996 TBWA Malaysia Sdn Bhd, as Associate Creative Director.
1997 Filmpoint Sdn. Bhd as in-house Film Director.
1999 Barney Productions Malaysia, as in-house Film Director.
2002 Imagine films Sdn. Bhd, Malaysia, in-house Film Director
2005 Absolute Pictures (Indonesia) as in-house Film Director
2006 Freelance film director
2012 A Plus Film Sdn. Bhd as Creative Consultant / Film Director
6As Bronze 1996
Finalist Clio 1996,1997
Certificate of Merit, New York Art Directors Club 1996,1997
Finalist, London international advertising awards 1996,1997
Work published in Archive magazine
Gold (3D-animation) Malaysian Video Awards 2002