Estela Valdivieso Chen

Serendipity Films

CEO of SERENDIPITY, she started her film career working on Tsai Ming-Liang and Ang Lee’s Films. She joined as managing partner of an arthouse film production company HOUSE ON FIRE, based in Paris and Taipei, to produce quality international feature film co-productions. She then founded SERENDIPITY to produce innovative productions with new technology and explore the future of storytelling, and produced "Your Spiritual Temple Sucks" directed by John Hsu, and "Mechanical Souls" directed by Gaelle Mourre, both selected by Sundance New Frontier 2018 and 2019. Her recent production "Great Hoax" is a 3 episode trilogy, a co-production between Taiwan and Argentina, directed by John Hsu and Marco Lococo, and selected by Venice Production Bridge Gap Financing.

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