Tze Chun

Tze Chun (born Tze-ngo Chun) is an award-winning American film director and writer. He was born in Chicago and raised outside of Boston, and graduated from Milton Academy in 1997. He received his bachelor's degree in film studies at Columbia University. His debut feature film, Children of Invention, premiered at the 2009 Sundance Film Festival, screened at over 50 film festivals, won 17 festival awards including 8 Grand Jury or Best Narrative Feature prizes, and was released theatrically in 8 cities, on DVD, and on VOD in 2010. Chun has also directed numerous shorts, including Windowbreaker, a selection of the 2007 Sundance Film Festival. Chun was one of the staff writers for the ABC television series Cashmere Mafia, starring Lucy Liu. In 2007, Chun was named one of the "25 New Faces of Independent Film" by Filmmaker Magazine. In 2009, Chun received the Puma Emerging Filmmaker Award at the 2009 Hawaii International Film Festival and the George C. Lin Emerging Filmmaker Award at the DC Asian Pacific American Film Festival.



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