Hello From Taiwan - Wrapped!

Day after Hello From Taiwan wrap and I’m so sad production is over. 😭 I’m sentimental I know. We had our fair share of challenges, and maybe we were overly ambitious, but ultimately this incredible cast and crew pulled off some real magic. So grateful for this experience and I truly am appreciative of the journey.


From the #AFIDWW program and the women who run it, classmates, donors, to the entire team on set and background that joined us on airport day, and more to join us in post!

🙏🏻🙏🏻🙏🏻 Thank you friends and my film family!


The Future of Film is Female - Presented with MoMA

What I Wish You Said will be screening at The Future of Film is Female “Presented with MoMA” on July 25 at Nitehawk Cinema - Williamsburg! Thank you Caryn Coleman for doing what you do!


Please come and support eight rad female filmmakers and have a drink with me, this screening will be a great mix of diverse stories. 💗🎥👯‍♀️👯‍♀️👯‍♀️👯‍♀️


Tickets: https://nitehawkcinema.com/williamsburg/movies/the-future-of-film-is-female-presented-with-moma/





Dia & Co - You, Defined Your Way

2 of 2 Dia&Co spots airing now on a television near you!

Happy to challenge the rules of plus-size fashion through this creative. Everyone can wear anything they want! These women are stunning!

A very special thanks to our fantastic team. Full credits on Vimeo link.


Dia & Co - Road Couturier

1 of 2 Dia&Co spots airing now on a television near you!

Proud to have shot this fun creative w/gorgeous plus size talent and changing the game of “conventional beauty”.

A very special thanks to our fantastic team. Full credits on Vimeo link!



Hello From Taiwan - Pre-Production!

Check out and follow my film’s process! We will be making HELLO FROM TAIWAN in July with the AFI Directing Workshop for Women! We’re hard at work prepping for this - help me advocate this story about a Taiwanese-American family struggling to re-unite in 1989 California. Also with the support of the AFI DWW program, which is specifically designed to increase the numbers of female directors working professionally in narrative film and television. We’ll be launching our crowdfunding campaign very soon in mid-March and I’m actually nervous about it, but also so so excited - because I truly believe in getting this story out!

I need your participation in so many different ways - please reach out if you feel inclined to join me on this journey for this film!

Hello From Taiwan on the web:

Website || Instagram || Facebook || Twitter



Montiel | Live In Color

Collaboration with Montiel Activewear x REALnew Collective x Valiant Pictures is out now!

Thanks to Maggie Montiel for entrusting Justine & I to take on this project, and was great to work with dancer Chloe Noelle Crade again, who I met through the Nat Geo Movement project a couple years ago.

With this color driven project I wanted to showcase Montiel’s versatility in their color choices and styles, while also featuring a strong woman of color, embracing different sides of her through movement. In the concepting of this project, I had written: ”Her point of view comes from a half-Japanese, half-Irish background, and her dancing background spans from ballet, modern, to traditional Chinese, and she also works as a fitness model - bonus points. She has several sides to her - hard and soft, and it’d be great to embrace them in unique ways; as an active woman, she’s easy to relate to.“ I hope I’ve achieved this.

Also, my dear friend Eugene composed the music for this, it was really fun to create a youthful dance track with him.

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