Kant Pan – The film editor

Born in Hong Kong and raised in Malaysia and Singapore, Kant Pan received his formative film experience, working in the vibrant Hong Kong/Asian film industry. After graduating in psychology at the University of Hong Kong, he re-located, to London, England and trained in the art and technique of film production at London Film School.

In 1980, Kant Pan started to work in the British film industry as assistant film editor, and soon became a supervising sound editor and film editor. In his work as film editor and supervising sound editor, he has creatively collaborated in feature film projects by British and European directors such as Stephen Frears, Neil Jordan, Mike Newell, Paul Morrison, Dominique Derruderre, Rudolf van den Berg to name a few.

For his editing work on THE CRYING GAME, Kant Pan was awarded Oscar nomination for film editing. He was also awarded a Cymru BAFTA nomination for film editing on SOLOMON and GAENOR. He was awarded BEST EDITOR by the 2010 London Independent Film Festival for his work on FORGET ME NOT, a British indpendent feature film.

Recently. as well as working as film editor, Kant Pan has been developing and initiating film projects. He is working behind the scenes: helping and consulting in putting together scripts, production teams and finance, and has worked as executive producer and co-producer on two independent feature film projects, editor/co- producer on a short and a documentary feature on African drumming culture.