Even Wu is an award-winning film director + film writer based in Toronto and Los Angeles. Since 18-year-old, she has written and directed more than 25 films of diverse genres and themes. Her works as a film director spanned short/feature fiction films + documentaries + commercials + music videos. She has received many festival accolades around the globe, including the Cannes Film Festival (Short Film Corner) and Venice Film Festival (Focus on China Category). In addition to making films in the United States and Canada, she also pursues film projects in China, where she has directed 4 feature-length films that have been nationally released. Her films often focus on character-driven stories of people changing the world in a visually compelling way. She indulges in edgy visuals and strives to create significant and captivating films that reflect a passion for storytelling.
Film and Media @Queen’s University (Canada)
Film Production @University of Southern California (USA)
Even Wu is not only a filmmaker. She is a storyteller in life. She tells stories via color and texture where she plays the role of Founder | Interior Designer at Cherub Project Inc. – an interior design studio in Toronto, Canada.
As a designer art/toy collector, Even has also founded a creative studio – TORUN STUDIO INC. which focus on original art-design & designer collectibles trading. She also tells stories via cuisine where she plays the role of Founder | Marketing Executive at Even Life – a restaurant in California, USA. She’s interested in telling stories not only through lens but every little things in life. She believes that storytelling is the most powerful way to put ideas into the world.
2019 Hollywood Screenings Film Festival - "Best Music Video Award"
2020 WorldFest Houston - “Gold Remi Award"
2020 Queen Palm International Film Festival - "Best Director Music Video" | "Best Production Design Music Video" | "Best Cinematography Music Video"
2019 LA Music Video Award - Finalist.
2019 Las Vegas Global Film Fest - "Best Music Video" Nomination.
2020 Pollino International Film Fest - "Best Music Video" Nomination.
2019 Student World Awards - Quarter Finalist.
2019 Light & Future International FIlm Festival - Finalist.
2020 Los Angeles CineFest - Semi-Finalist.
Official Selection of 2019 Honor Film Festival.
Official Selection of 2019 Leicester Film Festival.
Official Selection of 2019 Ville Film Festival.
Official Selection of 2019 Diwa Filipino Film Showcase of Seattle.
Official Selection of 2019 Music Shorts Film Festival.
Official Selection of 2019 Lift-Off Film Festival.
2020 AFMA Film Festival of Young Cinema - “Best Picture Award”
2020 DC CHINESE FILM FESTIVAL - "BEST SHORT FILM - SILVER AWARD"
2021 The American Society of Cinematographers ASC Award - STUDENT HERITAGE AWARD NOMINATION
2020 First Look Film Festival - “Best Cinematography Award”, Nominated For “Best Documentary”
2020 Directors Screen Awards - Golden Award Winner “Best Director Short Documentary Award”
2020 Hollywood North Film Award - “Best Directing Award” | “Best Editing Award” | “Best VFX Award” | “Best Coloring Award”
2020 ALULA FILM FESTIVAL - “BEST SHORT FILM” - SILVER AWARD
Nominated at the 2017 Venice International Film Festival "Focus on China" Category.
2016 Guangzhou International Documentary Film Festival - "Best Experimental Documentary Award"
2017 Beijing College Student Film Festival – "Best Editing Award"
2017 Shanghai Student Television Festival - "Jury Prizes"
2017 Chinese Vision Youth Awards - "Best Editing Award"
Nominated at the 2016 Berlin Chinese Cultural Festival Documentary Category.
Nominated for the "Golden Angel Award" at the 2017 Chinese American Film Festival.
Nominated at the 2017 China Academy Awards of Documentary Film.
Nominated at the 2017 China-EU Film Festival and the China- EU Youth Short Film Festival.
2019 Vancouver Chinese Film Festival - "Best Editing Award" | "Best Cinematography Award"
2019 Asian Cinematography Awards (ACA) - Finalist
Selected by 2018 Global University Film Awards (GUFA) (Hong Kong)
Selected by A Rebel Minded Festival (USA)
Selected by 2018 Los Angeles CineFest (USA)
Selected by 2018 The CUMP FILM FESTIVAL (Kenya)
Selected by 2018 The 6th China International Micro-Films Exhibition (China)
Selected by 2019 BAM! Festival (USA)