Native Hawaiian filmmaker Erin Lau at Camden International Film Festival with the 4th World Media Lab in 2021. Photo Credit: Michelle Hurtubise.
Date & Hour: Thursday, April 20, 2023, at 10am PT
Topic: Join us for our next virtual Kin Theory Office Hours event, which will center around a beautiful conversation around the career and imagination of Native Hawaiian filmmaker and Kin Theory member Erin Lau.
Native Hawaiian filmmaker Erin Lau has dedicated her life to creating stories exploring empathy, redemption, and legacy. Erin earned her MFA at Chapman University and continued her growth through opportunities with the Sundance Institute, Film Independent, Tribeca Studios, MTV, Points North Institute, and Nia Tero's 4th World Fellowship. Her short films have screened in over 50 festivals across the world and collected multiple accolades, including ALL I EVER WANTED winning Best Comedy at the 2022 Hollyshorts Film Festival. Most recently, her film INHERITANCE won the Oscar-Qualifying Best Hawaiʻi Short Award at the 42nd Hawaiʻi International Film Festival. Outside of her scripted work, Erin also worked for three years as a Senior Producer-Director for Jubilee Media, where her videos accumulated over 130 million views.
Learn more about Erin and watch her short films.
Kin Theory Office Hours events are free and virtual, but you have to register to receive the Zoom link for the event.