News

DYSPHORIA is selected as a Finalist in the Canadian Screen Awards Qualifying @worldfesthouston.

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Dysphoria | Faff Productions | Directed by Yennis Cheung | Photo by Carlos Martinez

FOLDING, starring Joseph Marcell and Shin-Fei Chen, screens at @BritishShorts in Berlin.

Folding, LS Productions, Sloan Street, Edinburgh, 26th March 2021
Folding, LS Productions, Edinburgh | Directed by Paul Sng | Photo by Chris McCluskie

WRITING: Shin-Fei Chen and Yennis Cheung sign with literary agent Andrew Mills

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SELMA & CLARICE, a new dark comedy by Yennis Cheung & Shin-Fei Chen, has won 6 awards, including Best Female Scriptwriter at the Toronto International Women Film Festival, and Best TV Pilot at both the Toronto Film Magazine Fest and Vancouver Independent Film Festival.

VOICEOVER

Futures Theatre announces the upcoming release of Fully Amplified, out on July 26, 2021.

Shoot, Shag, or Marry, written by Natasha Kathi-Chandra as part of Tamasha’s Hear Me Now Podcast, is released on Spotify, Apple, and Google Podcasts. Click here to listen (Episode 6, timestamp: -10:20)

THEATRE503

Shin-Fei Chen leads in Landing Fall, part of Theatre503’s Rapid Write Response.

CHINESE BURN (BBC)

Broadcast: “Some of the future entertainment hits will surely come from the wave of new talent BBC3 has nurtured, such as Chinese Burn’s Yennis Cheung and Shin-Fei Chen”

The Guardian: We Female Screenwriters Need TV to Change

Chinese Burn Nominated for Edinburgh TV Festival’s Debbies Award (Debut Writer Category)

Observer TV reviews: The week in TV

Deadline: BBC Serves Up 12 Comedy Pilots

BBC Radio 4 – Front Row – Chinese Characters on TV

The Telegraph: The 10 Best New Films and Shows on Netflix UK, April 2017

Shin-Fei Chen with Crystal the Monkey in '101-Year-Old-Man Who Skipped Out on the Bill and Disappeared'
Shin-Fei Chen with Crystal the Monkey in ‘101-Year-Old-Man Who Skipped Out on the Bill and Disappeared’

THREE SISTERS (LYRIC THEATRE BELFAST)

Exeunt Magazine – ‘…Shin-Fei Chen, looking back from the present with warmth but also curiously elegiac’

The Big List NI – ‘Anyone who has moved abroad to start a new life in a new culture will feel what Siu Jing feels – and Shin-Fei Chen deserves special mention for conveying this.’

The Guardian – ‘Compelling’

The Irish News – ‘The sister-in-law, now Chinese born, took us beyond the fourth wall and into the house where all the desperation and longing was about to take place. Shin-Fei Chen as Siu Jing delivered the piece to audience well.’ 

AVENUE Q (UPSTAIRS AT THE GATEHOUSE)

WhatsOnStage – Avenue Q – ‘Chen, especially, gets plenty of belly laughs every time that she is onstage.’

Jonathan Baz Reviews – Avenue Q – ‘Shin-Fei Chen’s manic Christmas Eve are amongst the best of the evening’s comedy.’