Linh Phan is a Vietnamese-Canadian Creative Producer based in Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon), Vietnam, whose work over the past 14 years has focused on storytelling and content creation. She was a partner at Fact and Fiction Films, a media production house in Vietnam that focused on art, culture, music and community engagement projects. She's worked with various top brand clients such as HSBC, WWF, Puma, Close Up, Vinaphone, etc.
She is the co-winner of two International Public Engagement grants from the Wellcome Trust, UK, the 2nd highest funding body for health and science research in the world, after Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. For the past 4 years, she has been collaborating with The Oxford University Clinical Research Unit, Vietnam (OUCRU-VN) on various public engagement projects utiilising digital media, helping marginalised communities create films about their lives and health issues such as HIV, Zoonotic Diseases, Dengue and Malaria. She has spoken at several International public engagement conferences, ran workshops on Digital Storytelling and facilitated discussions about producing and filmmaking.
She was also the Marketing Manager at Thaole Entertainment, running online and offline marketing campaigns for the international television channels: Asian Food Channel, Outdoor Channel, DIVA Channel, and History Channel. During her time there, she raised online engagement at Asian Food Channel to the top within the Southeast Asian region and ran offline events with celebrity chefs, Martin Yan and Anna Olson.
Linh is currently the founder of Hidden Saigon, a travel company that focuses on showing guests the hidden side of modern day Saigon through the stories of those living, working and creating in the city. Guests meet leading Vietnamese photographers, fashion designers, artists, restaurateurs, chefs and local residents in their private studios, homes and workspaces.
With a passion in music all her life, soon after she landed in Saigon, she began to DJ and organize music events. She played a pivotal role in the development the Saigon underground music scene, bringing in top international DJs such as Bottin, Rodion, Trus’Me, and Voodoo Frank. Her parties are featured in the Lonely Planet Guide Vietnam and Southeast Asia as one of the “hippest club nights in Ho Chi Minh City”. She is an avid supporter of the creative community and frequently collaborates with other promoters and artists.