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Shu Zhu

Director/ Writer

Shu is a graduate from American Film Institute’s MFA Directing Program. With a special interest on rebellious expressions regarding intersectional identities, Shu has created works that have been showcased at prestigious festivals and institutions around the world, such as Telluride Film Festival, Chinese Young Generation Film Forum, National Museum of Art in Mexico, National Film Archive of India, Jia Zhangke Art Center, among others. As a first generation Chinese Canadian immigrant, Shu aspires to amplify unique AAPI voices and stories through representation behind and in front of the screen. Shu's interest in the intersection of art and technology leads him to the forefront of 3D animation and new media, having served as a creative director developing a cyberpunk animation series for Shanghai Moge Technologies, before venturing back to the US focusing on his own narrative works. His project “Ash Valley’ has been selected by IFFAM Project Market, NAFF BIFAN Project Market, Udine Focus Asia Project Market, and is a grant recipient of the Canada Council for the Arts. Anthology procedural drama "Dream Clinic" was placed quarter finalist in Filmmatic Drama Screenplay Awards and CineStory TV Fellowship. Romance web series “We Will Love Again” has been streamed for 65.5 million views. 

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