Shanshan Chen is a London-based filmmaker and multimedia journalist who covers the world's most under-reported stories including women's rights, LGBT rights, war and conflict, climate change and migration. She has travelled to more than 30 countries and regions for her films and photography. 

Darkroom (2014)

Top10 film of Aarhus Short Film Challenge

A short documentary featuring Sebastian Sussmann at Double Negative Darkroom in east London. Sussmann founded the Darkroom as an alternative for photography education.


Producer/co-director: Shanshan Chen

Co-director: Amelia Wong

Cinematographer: Lok YanKae 

Editor: Simon Rubin


All elements of "Darkroom" © 2014 Shanshan Chen and "LASunshine" team members with 2014 Aarhus Short Film Challenge