Chan Teik Quan, born in 1996, is a graduate of the Faculty of Cinematic Arts at Multimedia University Johor, Malaysia.
He is currently a junior film director at Graph Studio, after winning the Jury’s Choice and People’s Choice Awards for the Kancil 666 Young Directors Challenge 2019 at Kancil Festival 2019 with his short film, ‘Setting Moon’. The film also won the Silver Award in the New Director Lotus category at ADFEST 2021. His short films have been screened at various international film festivals, such as Singapore International Film Festival, Jogja-NETPAC Asian Film Festival, Minikino Film Week, Cardiff International Film Festival and more.
He often draws inspiration from the mortality of human life and the impermanence of conditioned things.
  • Director (8 Credits)
    Setting Moon2019
    Short
    Weeping Birds2018
    Student, Short
    Somewhere2017
    Experimental, Short, Student
    Suri2017
    Student, Short
    Anitya (Impermanence)2016
    Experimental, Student, Short
    baby i love u2016
    Experimental, Short, Student
    Fallen Leaves2016
    Experimental, Short, Student
    Spotlight2015
    Experimental, Student, Short
  • Writer (4 Credits)
    Setting Moon2019
    Short
    Weeping Birds2018
    Student, Short
    Suri2017
    Student, Short
    Spotlight2015
    Experimental, Student, Short
  • Editor (3 Credits)
    baby i love u2016
    Experimental, Short, Student
    Fallen Leaves2016
    Experimental, Short, Student
    Spotlight2015
    Experimental, Student, Short
  • Producer (2 Credits)
    Fallen Leaves2016
    Experimental, Short, Student
    Spotlight2015
    Experimental, Student, Short
  • Acting (2 Credits)
    baby i love u2016
    Experimental, Short, Student
    Fallen Leaves2016
    Experimental, Short, Student
  • Production Designer (1 Credit)
    Suri2017
    Student, Short
Best Point of View Nominee
Setting Moon
Ascendance International Film Festival
Ontario
2021
Silver Award - New Director Lotus
Setting Moon
ADFEST 2021
Pattaya
2021
Official Selection - Non-Competitive Exhibition
Setting Moon
Festival Internacional de Cine Austral
Córdoba
2020
Official Selection - Light of Asia
Setting Moon
15th Jogja-NETPAC Asian Film Festival
Jember and Kupang
2020
Official Selection
Setting Moon
THIRD ACTion Film Festival 2020
Calgary, Alberta
2020
Best Fiction Short Nominee
Setting Moon
Minikino Film Week 6
Bali
2020
Official Selection
Setting Moon
16th Mini Film Festival
Kota Samarahan, Sarawak
2020
Jury's Choice Awards & People's Choice Awards - Kancil 666 - Young Directors Challenge 2019
Setting Moon
Kancil Festival 2019
Kuala Lumpur
2019
Best Production Design Nominee
Weeping Birds
13 Grand OFF - World Independent Short Film Awards
Warsaw
2019
Official Selection
Weeping Birds
Cardiff International Film Festival 2019
Cardiff, Wales
2019
Official Selection
Weeping Birds
Minikino Film Week 5
Bali
2019
Special Jury Award
Weeping Birds
15th Mini Film Festival
Kota Samarahan, Sarawak
2019
Official Selection
Weeping Birds
Ca' Foscari Short Film Festival 9
Venice
2019
Official Selection
Weeping Birds
29th Singapore International Film Festival
Singapore
2018
Official Selection
Weeping Birds
Lobo Fest: Festival Internacional de Filmes - Edição #10
Brasília
2018
Official Selection
Weeping Birds
Alpavirama 2018: Asian Short & Documentary Film Festival
Ahmedabad
2018
Best International Film Award
Spotlight
Take 21 Film Festival 2016
Toronto
2016
College
Multimedia University Iskandar Puteri
Bachelor of Cinematic Arts (Hons.)
20152018
Birth Date
January 16, 1996
Current City
Shah Alam
Gender
Male
Ethnicity
Chinese
Zodiac Sign
Capricorn
“A flower does not think of competing with the flower next to it. It just blooms.” – Zen Shin