Filmmakers

Denise Chan (Co-director/Editor/Cinematographer) is a freelance film and TV editor who has had a long career cutting trailers, reality TV, inde features and short films for studios and networks such as Disney, Netflix, MTV and The CW. She recently made the transition to scripted TV, and is currently assist-editing on the courtroom drama “All Rise” on CBS All Access. Her passion is to tell compelling stories that promote awareness, tolerance, empathy, and hope. You can find her on www.kinopiafilms.com

 

 

Quentin Lee (Producer/Cinematographer) is a member of Producer’s Guild of America, having directed and produced over a dozen of features and two television series. In 2020, Quentin has made Kim McVicar’s Please Notice Me, Brash Boys Club and Candy and Smiley, three comedy specials for Comedy Dynamics. He has also co-directed, co-wrote and produced an acclaimed sci-fi comedy feature titled Comisery during the pandemic. In addition, he is co-creating, directing and producing the first “gaysian” comedy TV series titled Boy Luck Club. Visit Quentin’s official website:  QuentinLee.com.

Natasha Tina Liu (Actress) is an American actress originally from Richmond, Virginia. She received her professional training in acting from the Interlochen Arts Academy boarding school, USC School of Dramatic Arts (BFA Program), NYU Tisch School of the Arts (Meisner intensive), and the Neighborhood Playhouse in New York City. Immediately after her 2.5 year stint at USC, she began working internationally. She starred in an international Samsung holiday commercial that was shot in Switzerland, did site specific performance art at Art Basel in Hong Kong, walked New York Fashion Week for Candice Cuoco, acted in theatre, film, and TV in Los Angeles, and was an art model in Budapest, Rome, Paris, London, and Cairo. Natasha’s current mission in life is to tell bold stories that are not typically told (such as her own stories of growing up in a working class immigrant household) and to bring happiness to as many people as possible. Connect with Natasha Tina Liu on her Instagram.

Z. Eric Yang (Co-director/Producer/Cinematographer) is a filmmaker, screenwriter and branded video producer based in Los Angeles. Born in Shanghai, he moved to Memphis, Tennessee 20 years ago and has since called the Home of Blues his own. He is a Sundance Institute fellow, a graduate of Florida State University’s Graduate Film Conservatory and the recipient of a Student Academy Award and Director’s Guild of America Best Asian-American Student Filmmaker Award. 

Jingyi Zhang (Editor), after reading a book about Robert Capa, chose journalism as her major in college. Four years of training in storytelling led her to a whole new world of filmmaking. She came to the United States to study film. She finally found the perfect combination of what she was passionate about — editing, which requires technical skills, good sense of music and pacing, and most of all, storytelling. She loves putting everything organized, playing around her cuts like a jigsaw puzzle. She loves being creative and what she’s doing.