Zoë Chen is the general manager of leading boutique film production company Ruddy Morgan Organization (China) and is in charge of business development in China for Sirens Productions (Shanghai) Limited. Zoë has directed and produced countless award-winning TV programs in China, worked for BBC, ITV, Channel 4 in the UK and since 2001 has had a significant role in development, investment and production for the Ruddy Morgan Organization. She produced award-winning feature film My Kingdom (2011). She holds a degree with a major in musicology of Western Classical music, an MA in Audio Visual Production and, realising the changing dynamic of the capital development in the Chinese film and television industry, she studied business and obtained an EMBA Duel Degree at Euromed Marseille Ecole de Management (EMEM) and Shanghai Jiao Tong University (SJTU). A lifelong passion for film and entertainment started as a child when Zoë was selected as lead dancer of China’s ambassadorial youth dance tour to the United States and later saw her become a presenter of Shanghai TV while still at school.
The Asia Pacific Screen Academy expresses its respect for and acknowledgement of the South East Queensland Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities. We pay our respects to the Traditional Owners of country, including the custodial communities on whose land works are created and celebrated by the Asia Pacific Screen Awards. We acknowledge the continuing connection to land, waters and communities. We also pay our respects to Elders, past and emerging. We recognise the integral role Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander and First Nations peoples continue to play in storytelling and celebration spaces.