BOBBY YAN | filmmaker | director | visualist
From Hollis, Queens to Hollywood….Three time Emmy award winning filmmaker, editor, writer, visualist. No stranger to the music and film production scene, Bobby’s work can be seen all across the world through music videos, television, and soon to be, the big screen. With a gamut of work that reflects a wide variety of genres and styles, Bobby has created his own path in this game, positioning himself as one of the top directors to watch.
From growing up in his hometown of Hollis, Queens, to later becoming a maverick in the New Orleans Hip Hop music scene through producing a ground breaking local television program that literally helped break and shift the careers of some of the biggest artists known today, Bobby had already accomplished much in his early days. Since then, he has grown and developed into one of the most gifted and talented trendsetters on the music video scene. Fusing a highly crafted directorial vision along with his strong background in visual effects, Bobby’s work has set a standard for utilizing the latest in post and digital camera technology, ushering in the new wave of today’s burgeoning digital filmmaking scene.
He recently directed a cross promotional campaign for Ford Motors and TV One for their hit show “Unsung”, shooting two major car spots within one year. Stepping forward, Bobby is currently in pre-production on his first feature film entitled, Martian, while continuing to refine and develop his craft as a commercial director. With Faith, integrity, passion for change, and a commitment to excellence, Bobby continues his rise as one of the new directors to watch for on the independent filmmaker and commercial scene.