Robin Groulx is a director of photography and editor based in detroit + washington d.c.


Mandarins is an indie narrative short film that stars Christine Chang (NBC's New Amsterdam, Lucky Grandma) and Michael Tow (Apple TV's City on Fire, Lucky Grandma, Sound of Metal). Winner of Best Short Drama at the New Hampshire Film Festival, it world premiered at Oscar-qualifying Cinequest film festival in March 2023. Since then, it's played in over 17 festivals, including Cucalorus Film Festival, Oak Cliff Film Festival, and New Next Film Fest.

Director/Writer - Chelsie Pennello
Starring - Christine Chang, Michael Tow, Sarai Koo
DP - Nathan Colby, Sammy Yoon
Edited by - Nathan Colby
Production Designer - An-Phuong Ly
Music by - Corbett Blair, Caroline Ho
Producers - Jeremie Cander, Emai Lai
Executive Producers - Nathan Colby, Chelsie Pennello, Tina Xia, Tian Zhang, Meg Murthy
Cam Op - Robin Groulx
Gaffer - Jiwon Baeq
Art Director - Kate Walker, Sierra Ho
1st AC - Brett Wineland
2nd AC - Vinh Le
Sound Mix - Harry Slattery
Grip - Alex Kane, Nicolas Mackall
Makeup - Sharon Macorol, Angie Reyna, Valerie Fleming
Hair - Stephanie Paek
PAs - Graham Pearson, Sheila Tilert, Cecile Brule
Violin by - Anna Kong
Colorist: Patrick Samaniego @Darling
Assistant Editors: Sammy Yoon, Nicolas Mackall
Title Design: Monica Tan