Transferring Old News from the Old Site...

Spring 2014

Two screenings for NIGHT FALLS ON GLASS at this year's CAAMFest, part of the "Framed Works" program curated by Chi-hui Yang.

March 14, 2014 5:20 pm, Sundance Kabuki Cinemas
March 16, 2014 5:00 pm, New People Cinema

"...a 'Rear Window'-ish meditation on the skyscraper canyons of Vancouver by Norbert Shieh, featuring an amazing shot of three men preparing dinner in three identical kitchens on three different floors of one anonymous tower. Experimental can often mean off-putting and pretentious, especially in a festival setting, but not this time."
-- Meredith Brody, Indiewire
San Francisco CAAMFEST 2014 Highs and Lows, from Food Porn to Mock Docs and More

Form Fitting—New Asian American Experimental Film & Video, 2013-2014
March 26 @ 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
A/P/A Institute at NYU
NYU King Juan Carlos I of Spain Center
53 Washington Square South, New York, NY 10012 United States

Winter 2013/2014

Happy to announce that HACKED CIRCUIT, a project I've collaborated with Deborah Stratman as Cinematographer will be premiering at Sundance 2014.

Make sure to check it out as part of the Documentary Shorts Program #1!

HACKED CIRCUIT continues its festival run with RotterdamMoMA Documentary FortnightCourtisane Festival and Crossroads.

Fall 2013
NIGHT FALLS ON GLASS continues it's festival run with screenings at this year's San Diego Asian Film Festival and Antimatter Festival.

Precedes: 36 
Friday, November 8, 2013 6:10 pm @ Digiplex Mission Valley


Antimatter Festival:
"Hidden Cities" Program
Saturday, Oct 19, 2013 - 7pm Deluge Contemporary Art

Summer 2013

PRESERVES is included for this year's CNEX Chinese Doc Forum (CCDF) held September 25-29th in Taiwan.

Hyperallergic mentions PRESERVES in their recap of this year's Creative Capital Retreat.
Under Construction: Engaging with Art from the Ground Up by Thomas Micchelli

Art F City's Paddy Johnson also writes a thorough recap of the Creative Capital Retreat.
From Operas to Activism: Creative Capital Convenes

Spring 2013
NIGHT FALLS ON GLASS is an official selection for both this year's Black Maria Film + Video Festival and Australian International Experimental Film Festival.

Screening Info:
Program: "Spacing the Line"
5:30pm Saturday 4th May
LOOP, 23 Meyers Place, Melbourne

THE ELECTRIC EMBRACE's 16mm print will have a homecoming at the Los Angeles Filmforum as part of the 50th Ann Arbor Film Festival 16mm Tour.

Sunday February 3, 2013, 7:30 pm 
At the Egyptian Theater in Hollywood
More Info @ Los Angeles Filmforum

December 2012
WASHES and MONUMENT will screen at The Beijing New Youth Film Festival (12/8-12/9) as part of their "New American Perspectives" program.

Screening Info:
December 9, 2012 - 14:00
Venue: Trainspotting Culture Salon
东城区雍和宫大街方家胡同46号院猜火车电影餐厅 010-64060658

October 2012
THE ELECTRIC EMBRACE will screen at XCÈNTRIC later this year.

XCÈNTRIC - Centre de Cultura Contemporània de Barcelona
2 December 2012 - 06:30 pm
Montalegre, 5 - 08001 Barcelona
Tel. 93 306 41 00

THE ELECTRIC EMBRACE will screen as part of the FASCINATIONS program for the 16th Jihlava International Documentary Film Festival (October 23-28).


WASHES will be screening with THE STANDARD PRINT's block of programming at the Laughlin International Film Festival (October 11-14).

August 2012

THE ELECTRIC EMBRACE will be part of the 50th Ann Arbor Film Festival's 16mm Tour Program.

HUAN DAO will be screening on August 15th for the NewFilmmakers NY Summer Series program at the Anthology Film Archives.

Wednesday, August 15
7:15 PM Short Film Program
Anthology Film Archives
32 Second Avenue (at 2nd street), New York, NY.

July 2012

WASHES is currently hosted online via THE STANDARD PRINT.

There's also an INTERVIEW and REVIEW by fellow filmmaker, Greg Durbin.

Thanks to Mauricio Chernovetzky for screening the film on their site!

January 2012

Happy to announce that I've received a 2012 Film/Video Grant from Creative Capital for PRESERVES.

More info and the press release here:

December 2011

Off to Tallinn, Estonia for...
60 Seconds of Solitude in Year Zero - 60 SEKUNDIT ÜKSINDUST AASTAL NULL
Where: Port of Tallinn, cruise ship area 
When: 22.12.2011
Duration: 7:30 - 8:30 pm
Entrance: At the carfax of Rumbi and Logi Street
Open doors: 7 pm

The single 35 mm film print of a movie created by an international collective of directors will be screened for the audience this once. During the screening the frames will catch fire, after which the giant screen will be burned by flamethrowers.

The open air screening in the Port of Tallinn is the climax of Tallinn European Capital of Culture 2011 year.

My entry, A DAY AT THE SCIENCE PARK (2011), will be included in this omnibus project.

MATTHEW LEE for TWITCH chronicles the experience.


June 8, 2011
THE ELECTRIC EMBRACE will be screening at the 23rd Onion City Film Festival in Chicago, IL.

Friday, June 24
9:00 PM @ Chicago Filmmakers (5243 N. Clark St)
Shorts Program #2

Full Schedule & Lineup here:

April 22, 2011

THE ELECTRIC EMBRACE will screen at the 2011 CalArts Film/Video Showcase.
aturday, May 7, 7 pm
Program in Film and Video
REDCAT (631 West 2nd Street, Los Angeles, CA 90012

April 8, 2011
WASHES will have its international premiere at the 2011 Australian International Experimental Film Festival. It's playing on Sunday May, 1st at 8PM in the "Colouring the Time Factor" program.

Venue Info:
The BAck doOR @ suek-artist.
658 Plenty Road, Preston, Victoria, Australia.

April 1, 2011


HUAN DAO will be premiering at the 27th Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival in the "In the Shadow of Taipei 101" program. I'll be there for both screenings. Hope to see some friendly faces!

April 30th (Sat) 1:00 PM and May 01 (Sun) at 2:00 PM at the Directors Guild of America - Theatre #3.

Venue Info:
Directors Guild of America
7920 Sunset Blvd (at Hayworth, One block west of Fairfax), West Hollywood

March 3, 2011

WASHES will be screening in competition at this year's 49th Ann Arbor Film Festival. I'll be in attendance. Hope to see some friends there!

Screening Info:
Safe As Milk (Ages 6+)
Saturday, March 26, 11:15am

Michigan Theater (Main Auditorium)
603 E. Liberty St.
Ann Arbor, MI 48104

February 28, 2011
WASHES is screening at Chapman University March 3rd with Thom Andersen's "Get Out of the Car," for a Los Angeles themed program.

“Get Out of the Car” - Short Films Screening 
- March 03, 2011 | 7:00 PM

Marion Knott Studios, Folino Theater
(283 N. Cypress St., Orange, CA 92866)

Piensa en Mi (2009, dir. Alexandra Cuesta) 
Washes (2010, dir. Norbert Shieh) 
My Tears Are Dry (2009, dir. Laida Lertxundi) 
Llora Cuando te Pase (Cry When It Happens) (2010, dir. Laida Lertxundi) 
Vineland (2009, dir. Laura Kraning) 
Get Out Of The Car (2010, dir. Thom Andersen)

February 4, 2011


WASHES wins Jury's Citation Selection (2nd Prize) in the 30th Black Maria Film + Video Festival! This years lineup for the Black Maria tour goes to 65 venues - museums, colleges, libraries, community organizations and other venues across the U.S. and abroad!

December 1, 2010

WASHES screens at Student Experimental Film Festival (SEFF) in Binghamton, NY - December 3 & 4.

October 1, 2010

Manohla Dargis makes a brief mention about WASHES in her article of this year's NYFF: Views from the Avant Garde.

Full Article Here: