SHAN WU (Writer, Director, and Producer)
is a Los Angeles-based Taiwanese independent filmmaker and multi-disciplinary artist.  Her installation work “Bardo” won the Bronze Medal at the National Art Exhibition in New Media Art in 2018 and was shown in the National Taiwan Museum.  In 2017, she collaborated with Santa Paula Art Museum on a site-specific project called “Mural”.  Her film Lookover was selected for Formosa Festival of International Filmmaker, Supernova Digital Animation Festival, and CINMARE International Ocean Film Festival.  Her film “Wild Grass” won the Tim Disney Prize for Excellence in Storytelling. She is one of the founders of Taiwan Video Club, a collaborative screening of Taiwanese films, and served as a Programmer at the Los Angeles Chinese Film Festival in 2019. Shan is a graduate from CalArts' Film and Video and Integrated Media Program.
shan-wu.com





Drew Cavicchi (Executive Producer/ Still Photography)
works as a supervisor of marketing science in the Warner Bros Theatrical in Los Angeles. After graduating with a BA in Asian Studies at the College of the Holy Cross, he moved to Taiwan and began to develop his photographic voice. Since then, Drew has been involved in art-making as a photographer, videographer, installation artist, and programmer. A long time collaborator of Shan Wu, Drew aims to bridge the gap between Art and Technology.
drewcavicchi.com





Yaqi Tao (Producer)
studies geography and environment management in Canada and China, then went to Beijing Film Academy and CalArts for filmmaking. She was one of the Mezcal Jury in 2018 Guadalajara International Film Festival in Mexico. She interned at Phoenix Pictures and worked part time as a programmer in the Los Angeles Chinese Film Festival. She is drawn to themes of human relationships, romance, death, loss, and longing. Tao tells stories from a female perspective. She is a spiritual artist, believes in film as the ideal way for awakening and healing people.




Ai Chung (Director of Photography)
is a Film Production (major in cinematography) MFA candidate in Chapman University. Before her graduate school, she has worked as a cinematographer, photographer and editor after receiving double-major bachelor degrees in Graphic Communication and Film/Television at Taipei, Taiwan. Speaking for marginalized people on the fringe of society, Ai dedicates to create affecting visual images that explore psychological probing and feminist issues.
aichung.com



Jessie Chen (Art Director)
is a NYC- based set designer originally from Taipei, Taiwan. Her credits include Cadillac Crew (Yale Repertory Theatre); The Winter's Tale and Sweat (Yale School of Drama). Her other designs include The Ugly One, School Girls; Or, the African Mean Girls Play (Yale Cabaret); Delicacy of A Puffin Heart (NYC Corkscrew Theater Festival); Woyzeck (Lumin Theater), and Ever After (National Taiwan University Art Festival). Jessie received her MFA from Yale School of Drama and holds a B.A. in theatrical design from National Taiwan University. Her work was featured in 2015 Prague Quadrennial.
jessieyihuachen.com



PeiYu Lai (Cast/Lighting Concept)
is a lighting designer creating atmospheres to support the interactions between light and space, dedicated to visualizing the invisible: time, sentiments and history. Pei-Yu’s lighting design work The Seagull was selected in the Imagination Exhibit for the 2019 Prague Quadrennial. Other lighting design projects include Augmented Reality installation Islands/Soem (SIGGRAPH Asia, Japan), Natalia Lassalle-Morillo’s Antigone (Walt Disney Modular Theater), Jinglin Liao’s UNCAPTURABLE (Digital Arts Expo), Anthony Nikolchev’s Anatomy of Struggle (CalArts Ensemble Theatre). Pei-Yu assisted several international productions including Center for New Performance’s Fantômas: Revenge of the Image (Wuzhen Theatre Festival, China) and Witkacy/Two-Headed Calf (Divine Comedy Festival, Poland).
peiyulai.com



Jacob Sheppard (Cast)
is a LA based writer and director. Once a genomic engineer, Sheppard left cancer research to pursue a career in the arts. He is a MFA candidate in the Film Directing Program at the California Institute of the Arts, and holds a degree in Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology from the University of Colorado at Boulder.
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Cheng Chieh(Jay Cheng) (Gaffer)
worked as a director and director of photography on multiple film projects including experimental film, narrative film, music videos, and documentary films. Experienced with both film and digital shooting, Cheng Chieh is able to bring flexibility and creative images to his cinematography practice. Cheng Chieh received his Master’s Degree from the Cinematography Program at New York Film Academy (Burbank CA) and his Bachelor’s of Film Production from the National Taiwan University of Arts.




Andree Lin (Sound Designer)
is a sound editor and mixer originally from Taiwan, where she worked as a sound utility for feature films. After moving to the United States, she turned her focus toward post-production sound. With sound, she wants to tell the stories of those being underrepresented.



Cali Wang (Composer)
With her diverse musical background and a lifelong love of film and film music, Cali has worked in different mediums, from musicals, plays and exhibitions, to short films and commercials. In 2017, she was honored to receive the John Nordstrom Scholarship, and moved to Los Angeles to attend USC Thornton’s Masters of Music program in Screen Scoring. She is currently working at Blizzard Entertainment as Assistant Composer, and continues to collaborate on different projects with artists as well. She was honored and excited to be awarded last years’s BMI Foundation Pete Carpenter Fellowship.