Jamie Yuan is a British Chinese filmmaker. He graduated with a BA in Classics from King’s College London.
Jamie made his directorial debut with his documentary UNDERDOGS (2021). The film won ‘Best Short’ at the London Independent Film Festival, as well as ‘Critics Choice’ at FIFF London Awards. In June 2022 the film was selected for the BAFTA qualifying Bolton International Film Festival.
Jamie directed his second documentary, MAN DOWN (2022), about mental health in the music industry. The film was shown and discussed on the BBC Points West programme, and articles about the film featured in the magazine NME. In May 2023 the film was broadcast on Together TV and featured as ‘Pick of the Day’ in the Sun TV Guide.
In other work, Jamie has directed live music videos and promos for Grammy nominated musicians such as Rag’n’Bone Man, KT Tunstall and Turner Prize winner Wolfgang Tillmans. He recently completed his narrative debut PABLO HONEY! (2023), which premiered at Frightfest in August 2023.
His work tells naturalistic, human stories which articulate the inherent discovery within the filmmaking process. In July 2023 he was selected for BAFTA Connect, a development programme which supports future industry leaders.