Vicky Du is a queer, Taiwanese-American filmmaker based in New York. Her short film GAYSIANS (Frameline, ’16) screened at 35+ film festivals around the world, had a public television broadcast on KQED, and was distributed to 1000+ middle and high school LGBTQ student groups. She directed and produced the Beijing episode of the nationally broadcast PBS series ART IN THE TWENTY-FIRST CENTURY (2020). Vicky has directed, produced and edited digital and broadcast films for National Geographic, New York Times, History Channel, and The New Yorker.

She is currently in production on
LIGHT OF THE SETTING SUN, a feature-length documentary examining the intergenerational trauma within her own Chinese-Taiwanese-American family. The film has been generously supported by ITVS, Center for Asian American Media, Sundance Institute, Hot Docs, Field of Vision, Bay Area Video Coalition, Meerkat Media and Points North Institute. Vicky has served as a juror for the Frameline Completion Fund, a pitch mentor for the CAAM Fellowship, and a filmmaker mentor for the POV Spark series OTHERLY. She has given guest talks at NYU Gallatin, Hartford College and UnionDocs, and she recently wrote about Rea Tajiri’s HISTORY AND MEMORY (1991), family, ghosts, and grief for Sentient.Art.Film.