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Beau Han Bridge

Director in Film & Theatre 

Chinese-Canadian
Vancouver, BC, Canada

 

EDUCATION

2023 - MFA in Film Production, York University, Toronto, ON (commencing Fall 2021)

2021 - PBD in Contemporary Arts, SFU School of Contemporary Arts, Vancouver, BC (in progress)

2016 - BA in Criminology & Psychology, Simon Fraser University, Vancouver, BC

AWARDS & SCHOLARSHIPS

2021 - SSRHC Joseph Armand Bombardier - Canada Graduate Scholarship - Master's (CGS M) Award
2021 - FCAT Undergraduate Research Fellowship Award - Vancouver, BC
2020 - Presidents Honour Roll – SFU School for The Contemporary Arts – Fall
2020 - Deans Honour Roll – SFU School for The Contemporary Arts – Fall
2020 - Presidents Honour Roll – SFU School for The Contemporary Arts – Summer
2020 - Deans Honour Roll – SFU School for The Contemporary Arts – Summer
2020 - SFU Service Award – School for The Contemporary Arts – Vancouver, BC
2019 - Joanna Maratta Award – Vancouver Fringe Festival – Vancouver, BC
2016 - Royal Reel Award - First Time Filmmaker’s Competition – Canada International Film Festival
2016 - Research Assistant Honorarium – Simon Fraser University – Burnaby, BC
2011 - William Kushnir Scholarship on behalf of Rotary Club of Tsawwassen - South Delta Secondary
2011 - Achievement Award – South Delta Secondary School – Delta, BC
2011 - Service Award – South Delta Secondary School – Delta, BC

FELLOWSHIPS + RESIDENCIES

FCAT Undergraduate Research Fellowship - The Threshing Floor - SFU School for the Contemporary Arts - Jan 18th-Aug 30th, 2021

Playwright-In-Residence - Mitch and Murray Productions Creative Studio Space - Aug 11th to 28th, 2020

FILMOGRAPHY

2021 - Beneath a Rougher Sea (12 mins) Role: Director/Writer/Camera

2021 - Persephone Mara (60 mins) Role: Director/Writer/Editor

2021 - The Big Parade (9 mins) Role: Editor

2020 - Backbone (6 mins) Role: Co-Director/Camera/Co-Editor

2020 - Lone Scholar in the Autumn Woods (7 mins) Role: Director/Camera/Sound

2020 - Moving Out (1 min) Role: Director/Writer/Camera/Editor

2020 - At the End of the Day: Dance Film Five (9 mins) Role: Director/Camera/Editor
2020 - Blossoms: Dance Film Three (9 mins) Role: Director/Camera/Editor
2020 - The S.A.S. (15 mins) - Role: Director/Writer/Camera/Editor
2020 - Above the Hospital (76 mins) Role: Director/Writer/Camera
2020 - Hot Seat (7 mins) - Role: Co-Director/Camera/Editor
2019 - The Divine Tragedy of Digital Youth (6 mins) - Role: Director/Writer/Camera
2019 - Reminder (4 mins) - Role: Director/Writer/Camera
2019 - The Red Coat (11 mins) – Role: Director/Camera/Editor
2018 - The Human Voice (60 mins) – Role: Director/Camera/Editor
2018 - Margot’s Period (5 mins) - Role: Director/Writer/Camera
2018 - Two Lonely Kids (20 mins) – Role: Director/Writer/Camera
2017 - Homecoming (9 mins) – Role: Director/Writer/Camera/Editor
2017 - Ocean (100 mins) - Role: Director/Writer/Camera/Actor
2017 - Siblings (23 mins) – Role: Director/Camera/Editor
2017 - Chinese Memories (112 mins) – Role: Camera/Editor

2016 - Love is All (15 mins) - Role: Director/Writer/Camera
2016 - Capitalism Runs on Coffee (8 mins) – Role: Director/Writer/Camera/Editor/Actor

THEATRE

2019 - Persephone’s Cave (Feb - Mar 2019, New York, NY, USA)

           Role: Playwright/Cast Produced by Midtwenties Theatre Society & 2019 Frigid New York Festival

2019 - Two Modern Noh Plays By Yukio Mishima (Sept 2019, Vancouver, BC, CA

           Role: Exec Producer Produced by Midtwenties Theatre Society & Vancouver Fringe Festival 2019

2018 - The Bitter Tears of Petra Von Kant (Sept 2018, Vancouver, BC, CA) 

           Role: Director/Producer Produced by Midtwenties Theatre Society & Vancouver Fringe Festival 2018

2018 - Molly Misbegotten (May 2018, Vancouver, BC, CA)

           Role: Playwright/Cast Produced by Midtwenties Theatre Society & Havana Theatre

2018 - Above The Hospital (Jan - Feb 2018, Vancouver, BC, CA)

           Role: Playwright/Director Produced by Midtwenties Theatre Society & Red Gate Arts Society

2017 - This is Our Youth (July 2017, Vancouver, BC, CA)

           Role: Director Produced by Midtwenties Theatre Society & Red Gate Arts Society

POSITIONS

Present - Artistic Director, Midtwenties Theatre Society; April 2017 - Present

  • In charge and oversees all theatre productions. Tasks include reading, writing, and editing scripts, holding & arranging auditions, casting and rehearsals, working with the managing director & all other positions in the nonprofit, coordinating productions, networking and fundraising, hiring, managing, and evaluating every team member and ensuring that every production is a success.


2020 - Assistant Producer, Touchstone Theatre; Jan 2020 – May 2020

  • Reports directly to the Managing Director and Business and Communications Manager as a support hand in successfully executing Touchstone's 2019-20 production needs & preparing the 2020-21 Season. Tasks include artist contracting, budgeting, grant writing, fundraising, as well as patron engagement and access to productions.


2019 - Guest Support Coordinator, Vancouver International Film Festival; Aug 2019 – Oct 2019

  • Provided additional language and cultural support to Guests. This included recruiting and training volunteer interpreters/translators to assist Guests at their various Festival commitments, including Q&A sessions at screenings and media interviews. Also acted as a liaison between international Guests who require language support and other VIFF departments such as Venues, Exhibitions, and Tech.


2019 - Raffle & Distribution Coordinator, Vancouver Fringe Festival; July 2019 - Oct 2019

  • Worked this position as part of the Communications & Marketing team for the 2019 festival as well. Duties and services included coordinating the annual raffle fundraiser (one of the fringe festival's primary forms of fundraising efforts), training and supervising volunteers, and liaising between a variety of stakeholders and relevant sponsors.


2016 - Special Events Coordinator, Chinese Community Policing Centre; Dec 2016 - Feb 2017

  • In charge of overseeing administrative tasks, daily operational duties including customer service, phone-calls, assisting the manager in networking and planning events and program coordination, setting up fundraising events, training and managing volunteers, handling social interactions and sustaining a positive and inclusive environment.​

TEACHING

Guest Speaker - University of the Fraser Valley, November 21st, 2018

SCREENINGS, EXHIBITIONS, ARTIST TALKS

2020 - Small Media film Festival 2020 - Film: A Study of Robot Anatomy - Vancouver, BC - Film Festival Program

2020Cineworks Media Showcase - Film: Hot Seat - Vancouver, BC - Film Program

2019 - Local Film Premiere: Above The Hospital - The Cinemathèque - Vanoucver, BC - Solo Screening

2019 - Rio Grind Film Festival 2019 - Film: Margot's Period - Film Festival Program

2018 - Run-N-Gun Film Competition Top Ten - Film: Margot's Period - Vancouver, BC - Film Program

2018 - VAFF Mighty Asian Moviemaking Marathon - Film: Homecoming - Vancouver, BC - Film Program

2018 - Local Film Premiere: Ocean - The Cinemathèque - Vancouver, BC - Solo Screening

2017 - Local Film Premiere: The Modern Angel Trilogy - The Cinemathèque - Vancouver, BC - Solo Screening

FREELANCE & COMMERCIAL WORK

2020 - Trailer (30 seconds) - Vancouver International Tap Festival & Vancouver Tap Dance Society - Editor, August 2020

2020 - Student Films: Wildwood, Kool & The Gang, Gettin Jiggy Wit' It - Tap Artistry & Vancouver Tap Dance Society - Editor, June 2020

2017 - Live Event - Big Yoga for Big Sisters Fundraiser - Big Sisters of BC - Sound Supervisor & Sound Mixer, 2017

 COMMISSIONED WRITING & PUBLISHING

2020 - Not An Upgrade (PSA) - Union of BC Performers (UBCP) & ACTRA - Screenwriter, 2020

2016 - Album Reviews: Hopelessness by Anohni - SFU The Peak Newspaper - Reviewer, May 24, 2016

2016 - Dream Alliance's upbringing made for a true Dark Horse - SFU The Peak Newspaper - Reviewer, May 16, 2016

2016 - Junior Boys play a memorable show at The Imperial - SFU The Peak Newspaper - Reviewer, Mar 22, 2016

2016 - SFU Student Jennifer Lai moonlights as pop-punk guitarist - SFU The Peak Newspaper - Mar 21, 2016

2016 - Album Review: Jesu/Sun Kil Moon - SFU The Peak Newspaper Mar 7, 2016

2014 - Ryan Hemsworth resists pop music with Alone For The First Time - SFU The Peak Newspaper - Dec 26, 2014

2014 - White Cowbell Oklahoma have a unique stage show - SFU The Peak Newspaper - Nov 10, 2014

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