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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