Donovan Chan (AUS/SGP)
Creative Director
Beach House Pictures

Donovan is a founding partner of Beach House Pictures and is amongst Asia’s leading documentary and unscripted Showrunners.

Donovan is spearheading BHP’s push into 4K and scripted content, as well as growing it’s slate with US/international SVOD players such as Netflix and Amazon Prime; and in China, with Tencent and Bilibili, to name a few.

He oversaw highly rated shows such as Discovery International’s flagship series Ed Stafford: First Man Out and Ed Stafford: Man Woman Child Wild; the brand supported Nat Geo series Record Rides which won a 2019 Asian Academy Award; CCTV9’s Art of Craft series; and the Celebration Nation series for Tencent and Nat Geo. His award winning shows span travel (Lonely Planet Six Degrees, TLC), food & adventure (Nomad Chef, TLC) and science & engineering (Megastructures: Singapore’s Vegas, Nat Geo).

Donovan was Executive Producer for 15 ground-breaking 3D documentaries for Discovery and Nat Geo, as well as the blockbuster Nat Geo/Tencent special China From Above, which pulled in a record 300 million views in China.