Georgia Fu is a filmmaker who grew up between two worlds, Taiwan and the United States. She received her BFA from New York University's Tisch School of the Arts majoring in Cinema Studies with a minor in East Asian Studies. After college, she spent over a year perfecting her Chinese language skills at the International Chinese Language Program at National Taiwan University. After Taiwan, she worked at the photo desk in Paris and Hong Kong at the International Herald Tribune.

 

She then returned to NYU to complete her MFA in film production at their Tisch Asia campus in Singapore. Her first short, Gigantic screened at Slamdance and Chicago International Film Festival, where it was nominated for the “Gold Hugo” prize for Best Short Film. Miss World, her NYU thesis won the Jury Prize at New Orleans Film Festival, and the Best Editing prize at Hollyshorts. She also received the Linda Mabalot New Directors/New Vision award at the Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival.

 

In 2017, Georgia was one of eight women chose to participate in AFI's Directing Workshop for Women, completing another short film, You Win USA Vacation Resort. In 2018 she was chosen to participate in TIFF's Filmmaker Lab, where she went on to win the Hollywood Foreign Press Association Residency award. The residency which took place in 2019 was in partnership with Film Independent, TIFF and the Venice Film Festival. Additionally that year, she was also one of nine participants in Universal’s Director Initiative program. In addition to writing, directing, and photography she also works as an editor in Los Angeles. She has had extensive training working as assistant director on film productions in places as varied as China, Japan, the Philippines, Taiwan, Indonesia, Macau, Hong Kong and Prague.

CV

AS WRITER + DIRECTOR + EDITOR

APPROXIMATE JOY | Feature Film | USA | In Development

YOU WIN USA VACATION RESORT | Narrative Short | 18 mins | USA | 2019

(Festivals: LA Shorts Fest, Foyle Festival, St Louis International Film Festival - Made in conjunction with the AFI Directing for Women’s Workshop, Recipient of the Panavision New Filmmakers Grant)

REAL DOLLS | Documentary Short | in post production | USA | 2019

 

MISS WORLD | Narrative Short | 20 mins | Super 16mm | Taiwan | 2018

(Festivals: Whistler Film Festival, New Orleans International Film Festival, LA Asian Pacific Film Festival, Hollyshorts, Taiwanese American Film Festival, Athens International Film Festival, CAAM Fest, New Filmmakers Film Festival, Los Angeles Chinese Film Festival, North American Chinese Directors Short Film Tour )

STOP OU ENCORE | Music Video | 4:15 mins | VHS | Singapore | 2015

(Festivals: Atlanta International Film Festival)


GIGANTIC | Narrative Short | 17:00 mins | Super 16mm | Taiwan + USA | 2014

(Festivals: Slamdance, Chicago International Film Festival)

CV

AS EDITOR

Aly | Narrative Short Film | Director: Thomas Wood | Paris, France | 2019

 

A Star in The Desert | Narrative Short Film | Director: Zachary Kerschberg | Los Angeles | 2018

 

Sorbabes | Commercial | Director: Miriam Arens | Los Angeles | 2018

 

Weight Watchers | Commercial Making of | Director: Thomas Wood | Paris, France | 2017

Milkshakes | Narrative Short Film | Director: Thomas Wood | Paris, France | 2017

 

ATD “I Am Rich” Campaign | Commercial | Director: Thomas Wood | Paris, France | 2017

Latino Heritage Month | Commercials | Los Angeles | 2016

 

ADIDAS “Adipure” | Commercial Teaser + Making Of | Director: Thomas Wood | Paris | 2016

 

Prom | Narrative Short Film | Director: Imran J Khan | Los Angeles | 2016 |

(Festivals: Official Selection Cinequest Film & VR Festival, Official Selection Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival, Winner best narrative short at Austin Under the Stars Film Festival, 3rd Prize Wasserman Award at NYU Tisch Asia's First Run Film Festival 2016)

EDUCATION + FILMMAKER LABS

Hollywood Foreign Press Association + Film Independent Residency | 2019  

in association with TIFF and the Venice Film Festival

TIFF Filmmaker Lab | 2018 participant

 

Universal Director’s Initiative | 2018 participant
 

AFI Directing Workshop For Women | Los Angeles | 2018
 

VII PHOTO | Masterclass in Photojournalism | Berlin | September 2016 - March 2017
 

New York University Tisch Asia | MFA Film Production | Singapore | 2015

International Chinese Language Program at National Taiwan University | certificate in Chinese language proficiency | Taiwan | 2008

New York University | BFA in Cinema Studies and East Asian Studies | New York | 2006