A Scottish / Hong Kong Chinese Producer Director of creative documentaries, San has a passion for fresh filmmaking that pushes boundaries. A former current affairs reporter followed by years of crewing in feature fiction, her focus is now combining real world stories with the cinematic.
Her work is commissioned by channels including BBC3, Al Jazeera and VICE and received nominations, a One World Media Award, A Foreign Press Association award and selected for various markets, festivals and schemes. She formed Younger Productions from a desire to better address the evolving form, and possibilities for creative documentaries. Hong Kong Mixtape, her feature length debut was released in 2023.
Member of BAFTA Crew, Brown Girls Doc Mafia and a BEATS (British East Asians in Theatre and Screen) Fellow, and an NFTS Directing Alum, San is a passionate advocate for greater diversity in both the storytellers we celebrate and the stories we tell.https://www.sansanfyoung.com