Yu-Hsiu Camille Chen
Born in 1975, Camille grew up in the city of I-Lan situated on the North East coast of Taiwan. After high school, she attended the University of Utah, in the United States, where she majored in film studies with an emphasis on writing and directing.
Camille’s initial film career focused on TV commercials, music video and feature films working in Taiwan and China. In 2006, she set up Konnectfilms, a successful film production business specializing in high-end TV commercials for the Asian market. Now living in Western Australia with her family, Camille has decided to focus her energies on her directing career. Her pursuit of filmmaking is a passionate endeavor to express her views about life and people’s adaptation to changing environments. In 2008, Camille co-founded Bolderpictures with Peter Thomas.
In 2009, Camille directed and produced short film Conscience, based on Italo Calvino’s short story of the same title. Little Sparrows is Camille’s debut feature film.