Yen Tan

Yen Tan

Known For: Directing · Birthday: 1975-03-12 (46 years old) · Gender: Male

10 Movies

Biography

Yen Tan (born 1975) is an American independent film producer and director who emigrated from Malaysia at the age of 19 and is based in Dallas, Texas. He is known for award winning films Happy Birthday (2002) and Deadroom (2005). He also directed the gay-themed Ciao (2008) that he had co-written with the film's lead actor Alessandro Calza.His screenwriting lab semi-finalist screenplay Pit Stop was selected by the Outfest Screenwriting Lab. The film also screened at the 2013 Sundance Film Festival. He was also a finalist for the prestigious Vilcek Prize for Creative Promise.He is openly gay.He is the youngest of children in his family. He has two brothers, one of them who died before 12 months old, and a sister.

Movies & TV shows

2020.

1 Movie
The Carnivores

The Carnivores

2020
Harvie is dying and he's ruining everything. A bright little family is quickly getting consumed by clouds of self-doubt, suspicion and a disturbing amount of ground beef.

2018.

1 Movie
1985

1985

6
2018
Adrian, a closeted advertising executive who has been gone for three years, returns to his Texas hometown and struggles to reveal his dire circumstances to his conservative family.

2016.

1 Movie
1985

1985

2016
A dying man seeks out a beauty consultant to hide his symptoms.

2015.

1 Movie
The Outfit

The Outfit

2015
Rumors about the sexuality of a conservative congressman are triggered by an outfit. It was inspired by actual events.

2014.

1 Movie
Until We Could

Until We Could

2014
The video poem is about the freedom to marry for same-sex couples. The film was narrated by Robin Wright and Ben Foster. The campaign to win marriage nationwide can be found at www.freedomtomarry.org....

2013.

1 Movie
Pit Stop

Pit Stop

2013
Recovering from an ill-fated affair with a married man, Gabe finds solace in the relationship he maintains with his ex-wife and daughter. On the other side of town, Ernesto evades life at home with hi...

2008.

1 Movie
Ciao

Ciao

5.33
2008
A man learns that his late friend had a secret online lover who is on the way from Italy.

2007.

1 Movie
The Outlaw Son

The Outlaw Son

2007
A young man calls an old friend to pick him up from the airport. She does so, and they spend a long cold night in each other's company; driving around, listening to music, and trying hard not to grow ...

2005.

1 Movie
Deadroom

Deadroom

2005
Four encounters, each confined to a single room: a man helps a young woman remember her past; a husband and wife confront each other about their infidelities; a journalist interviews a famous author a...

2002.

1 Movie
Happy Birthday

Happy Birthday

2002
As a common birthday approaches, five very different people are faced with very similar problems. Jim, a gay, overweight telemarketer (for a weight loss program) faces his self esteem issues. Ron, is ...
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