Diana Chao is a Taiwanese filmmaker, who earned her BA in English Literature & Linguistics from National Chengchi University (2007, Taipei TW) & MFA in Film Production at USC’s School of Cinematic Arts (2013, Los Angeles USA) by concentrating in writing & directing. In 2012, she directed to promote an US-China collaboration feature FINDING MR. RIGHT in NYC. In 2014, she worked with the KUNGFU PANDA III team as interpreter at Dreamworks. Dedicated to independent filmmaking, she joined the team of Vidlings & Tapeheads Film Festival since their first year and continue as their senior programmer.
THE RESTORATION (2014) is her first independent short after graduation. Her upcoming project BIG LITTLE MAN (2019) has won the Taiwanese government sponsorship for short films offered by Ministry of Culture. She’s developing her features projects.