Tze Chun | Writer-Director
Tze Chun was born in Chicago and raised outside of Boston. He received his bachelor's degree in film studies at Columbia University. Chun’s debut feature CHILDREN OF INVENTION premiered at the 2009 Sundance Film Festival, played over 50 festivals, and won 17 festival awards. It was released theatrically, on DVD and VOD in 2010, and the New York Times called it "a fine feature debut." The film was based on Chun’s short film WINDOWBREAKER, which was selected for the 2007 Sundance
Film Festival and for which Chun was named one of Filmmaker Magazine's"25 New Faces of Independent Film." Chun's crime thriller COLD COMES THE NIGHT starring Alice Eve, Logan Marshall-Green, and Bryan Cranston, will be released by Sony in 2013. In television, Chun wrote for Darren Star's ABC's primetime drama, CASHMERE MAFIA, starring Lucy Liu, and recently sold a spec pilot to The CW that Dan Jinks is producing. Chun also works as a painter and visual artist, and is represented at CVZContemporary gallery in Soho. He painted the original artwork for the poster of Academy-Award nominated HALF NELSON. Chun was named the 2012 USA Rockefeller Fellow in Media.
Mynette Louie | Producer
Mynette Louie is the president of Gamechanger Films, which finances narrative features directed by women. She is the winner of the 2013 Independent Spirit Awards’ Piaget Producers Award. Her producing credits include LAND HO! (Sundance 2014, Sony Pictures Classics), COLD COMES THE NIGHT (Sony/Goldwyn 2014), CALIFORNIA SOLO (Sundance 2012), STONES IN THE SUN (Tribeca 2012), ARCADIA (Berlin 2012), CHILDREN OF INVENTION (Sundance 2009), and MUTUAL APPRECIATION (SXSW 2005). Louie serves on advisory committees for the Sundance Institute, IFP, and A3 Foundation, and was named one of Ted Hope’s "21 Brave Thinkers of Truly Free Film” and Indiewire’s “100 Filmmakers to Follow on Twitter.” She previously worked at the Hawaii Film Office, where she authored the state's production tax credit, and at SportsIllustrated.com, Jupiter Research, and Time Magazine. Louie graduated from Harvard, where she studied Chinese literature and film.