Georgia Fu is a writer + director + editor for film, who also loves to take photos. She grew up always feeling caught between two worlds (Taiwan and USA), which is a theme she continues to inhabit today. 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, an Oscar qualifying 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. The film currently continues to travel the festival circuit. Georgia recently attended AFI's Directing Workshop for Women, completing another short film, You Win USA Vacation Resort. Next, she is developing You Win USA Vacation Resort into her first feature film. In addition to writing, directing, and working as an editor in Los Angeles, she recently completed the VII Photo Masterclass in Berlin. Additionally, 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.