Tiffanie is a writer and director selected as an HBO Visionary for her short film, WONDERLAND (2017), a coming-of-age story about a Chinese-American girl struggling to reconcile family and fantasy in America’s adult playground: Las Vegas. The film stars Joan Chen (LUST CAUTION, TWIN PEAKS), debuts her daughter, Audrey Hui, and will be available on HBO platforms through 2018.
Tiffanie also recently directed a feature documentary for the Swarovski Foundation. WATERSCHOOL (2018) follows six girls living along the Amazon, Mississippi, Nile, Danube, Ganges, and Yangtze rivers on journeys of empowerment as they use education around water and sustainability to protect their communities and homes. WATERSCHOOL played at the Sundance and Cannes Film Festivals and is available for streaming on Netflix. Following this, she will be a shadowing director on TRANSPARENT, and developing a feature adaptation of WONDERLAND.
Hsu has a BA from Harvard University and an MFA in Directing from the University of California, Los Angeles. She grew up in Wisconsin, Taiwan, and Southern California. She began her career as a director’s assistant for international popstar Leehom Wang on his directorial debut LOVE IN DISGUISE (2010) and Ang Lee on LIFE OF PI (2012).