A film and television production studio based in Montreal. Agile, nimble with experience in drama, comedy, feature films, documentaries, and web based series. Helmed by producer and director Aisling Chin-Yee, backed by an army of strong creative partnerships.
Aisling Chin-Yee is a producer, writer, and director based in Montreal, Canada. Working closely with writers and directors with unique, unapologetic visions in both feature films and documentaries from around the world. She began her production career at the National Film Board of Canada in 2006 and joined Prospector Films in 2010 before starting Fluent Films in early 2016.
She produced the acclaimed short films, Three Mothers (2008), The Color of Beauty (2010) Sorry, Rabbi (2011). In 2013 she produced the award winning feature film, Rhymes for Young Ghouls, which was a TIFF Top 10 film, and won Best Director at the Vancouver International Film Festival, as well as the award-winning feature documentary Last Woman Standing that same year. 2014 marked her year as writer and director with the short film, Sound Asleep that Canada brought to the Cannes Film Market and premiered at Lucerne International Film Festival. In 2015, she directed the award winning documentary Synesthesia and produced the gritty urban drama, The Saver that released in Spring 2016.
Aisling is in post production on a series and feature entitled Lost Generation, a feature and series with LA based company New Form Digital that features Katie Findlay (How to Get Away with Murder), Callum Worthy, and Melissa O'Neil, due to hit VOD platforms autumn 2016 across North America. With Prospector Films, she produced the documentary Inside these Walls, releasing on CBC October 2016. She also developed and is producing the sharp feature comedy I Believe in You by Lanan Adcock. Aisling is also in development on several feature documentaries, including Trolling with the National Film Board and POV Docs.
Her feature drama The Day Betweenis executive produced by Jean-Marc Vallée alongside the support of Telefilm Canada and Harold Greenberg. She is also in development on several new projects with strong women writers, Lorraine Price and Catherine Leroux for their respective feature films.
Her obsession with strong female characters and creators coupled with her physically active lifestyle, Aisling spearheaded the creation of the mobile app Go Fit Yourself! that released alongside the film Last Woman Standing.
Outspoken, driven, and passionate about storytelling with an unapologetic voice.
Fluent Films is committed to make entertainment by and about women, to represent and work with diverse voices and perspectives, and to tell amazing stories. In 2016 Now Magazine features her opinions during the Toronto International Film Festival.