Siyan Liu

Siyan Liu

Siyan Liu is a Chinese filmmaker based in New York City who received her MFA in Social Documentary Film from School of Visual Arts. She used to be a screenwriter for fiction films. She has been worked as an assistant director in the Documentary Channel of China Central Television (CCTV-9) for two years. She was selected as a Chicken and Egg Pictures 2016 Diversity Fellow, and her thesis documentary SISTER JOLIN has played many festivals.
A SocDoc Alumni profile of Siyan and her SISTER JOLIN co-director Danni Wang can be viewed here.

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Spring Festivals!
April 04, 2019

Spring Festivals!

Festival season is ramping up and our prolific SocDoc alum are screening at major festivals across North America. Here’s a rundown of where SocDocers and their films are at over the next few months:  Read More
2019 Alumni Editing Fellowship
March 29, 2019

2019 Alumni Editing Fellowship

Graduates of SVA’s MFA Documentary program (Groups 1 through 8) are invited to apply for the second annual SocDoc Summer Editing Fellowship with their documentary features in post-production.

Acknowledging that emerging documenta Read More
March Weekend Camera & Sound Workshops
February 12, 2019

March Weekend Camera & Sound Workshops

We've got two weekend workshops coming up in March to help you brush up on your camera & sound skills. Read More