Quan CM Tran is a Storyteller

As an editor, he's helped these stories unfold at places such as Sundance, SXSW, Paramount+, and on National TV, social media, emerging platforms and more.

His work on Andrew and Luke Wilson's 360 film for Shinola was heralded by VR Scout, "There's no doubt that filmmakers will be using this particular video as a template for their 360 projects for years to come.”

For television he edited several episodes of No Activity, produced by Paramount+ and Funny or Die.

He spot work encompasses various genres for clients such as Gatorade, The Home Depot, Nestle, Dodge, GM, Genesis, Hyundai, Ram, Patron, Key Bank, Cardinal Health, Hershey's, Western Union, Coors Light, Hasbro, Pepsi, Lays, Shinola, GMC, ONE Campaign, MD Anderson, Lowe's, Polaris, Volunteers of America, Zaxby's and more.

Films he has edited have screened at SXSW, Locarno Film Festival, CDP: Dox, Dok Leipzig, DC Shorts Film Festival, Shorts Shorts Film Festival Asia, Dallas International Film Festival, Warsaw Film Festival, Oculus House at Sundance and others.

And the work has culminated in awards including several AICP Post Awards for Editorial, the UN Woman’s Global Voices Award, Lumiere Award and more.

Tran has also served as an advocate for Dallas CASA and helped create a film about human trafficking within the Foster care system to aid in curriculum for advocates. He also serves on the Advisory Board for Baal Dan, founded by Tanya Pinto, which helps street children in developing and emerging countries.

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What People Are Saying

ELLIE SCHAFER

President & CEO
South Lawn Strategies,
Former Special Assistant to President Barack Obama


Quan is one of the best Editors I have worked with.

He is a great creative partner, has tireless dedication and produces an amazing product on time and on budget.

TYLER SMITH

Head of Production for North America
VMLY&R


Quan was a great creative partner, always bringing a fresh perspective, intuitive instinct and well timed creative decisions to the edit.

They say you have to love what you do to give your best and that's my overall impression working with Quan. True professional that elevates the creative through passionate, hard work. Best of the Best IMO.

ANGIE LAU

Editor-in-Chief
Forkast.News,
Former Bloomberg Global Anchor


Thank you so much Quan, for your exceptional work in helping AAJA Asia brand out New Now Next Media Conference . . . your work really helped elevate the tone and the brand of N3Con. It was well done, it was on a short deadline and it looked amazing.

So thank you so much for your amazing work and I know we will be working with you again.

DALE ALEXANDER

Creative Lead
Zelus


QuanZa, aka The DonMagicQuan, stands out as one of my favorite editorial partners. It’s a fun feeling when you concept, write and shoot a spot, and seemingly know what the first edit will look like… But, then you see a fresh perspective from your booth buddy that you didn’t really expect.

That’s what Quan brings to the party – an amuse-bouche.

TANYA PINTO

Founder of Baal Dan Charities
& Shakti Consulting,
Principal Product Planner at Microsoft


His work ethic is unmatched and his eye for detail, flawless editing and astute selection of music sets him apart.

For many years he has selflessly helped my nonprofit producing powerful and emotive video content to raise thousands of dollars for children in need and is also a member of our Advisory Board. I cannot recommend Quan highly enough . . .

GREG CHRISTENSEN

Group Creative Director
Writer | National Parks Lover
TRG


FRAN MONTOYA

Montoya Reps,
Head of Sales
charlieuniformtango


Quan is dedicated to his craft as an Editor, and tells a story with an emotion and sincerity that you can actually feel watching his work.

I've been lucky to experience firsthand his capable and genuine way of working with clients and in general with his coworkers. Quan is kind and just a lovely human being along with being a wonderful, talented Editor.

PETE HERZOG

President of Creative + Business Development
Pixel and Texel


I’ve had the privilege of working with Quan on multiple projects over the years and I’m always excited for each opportunity. I feel a sense of calm over the entire production because of the level of trust, dedication, and expertise that he provides.

Quan is a machine, a “one-stop shop” . . . he is not only creative but very technical. His precision is matched by how pleasant he is to be around.

 

MEGAN ANGLE

Senior Creative Media Producer
Encore Global - Virtual and Live Events


I absolutely love working with Quan. He is very responsive, organized and just a truly talented storyteller.

I love his work flow and collaborative nature . . . oh and he's a super nice human too which makes working with him extra special!

KATHY FAWCETT MARTIN

Independent Content Producer


As a producer, I always appreciated Quan's calm demeanor with his "no problem!" attitude.

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