Cast: Ryan D. Wright, Yoko Hyun
Crew: Producers: Liann Kaye – Screenwriters: Liann Kaye – Director of Photography: Connie Huang – Editor: Kevin Birou – Sound Design: John Bowen – Color: Eric Schwalbe
When a timid, midwestern boy decides to propose to his girlfriend, he has to go through her immigrant, Chinese mother first.
Liann Kaye is a Chinese American filmmaker who was born in Hawaii and raised in Scottsdale, Arizona. She studied film at the University of Michigan and currently lives and works in New York City. Since 2015, Liann has served as Director of Video for Global Citizen’s international music festivals, working with artists such as Beyonce, Jay-Z, Coldplay, and Metallica. She also independently directs music videos for artists such as Carlos Valdes (The Flash), Darren Criss (Glee, The Assassination of Gianni Versace), Theo Katzman (Vulfpeck), Allen Tate, Charlene Kaye (San Fermin), Kevin Garrett, and more. Her work has premiered at the Sprockets Music Video Festival, The LA Comedy Festival, Golden Egg, and Glovebox. She is thrilled to be debuting her first short, “The Blessing” and looks forward to creating more narrative work about the female Asian American experience.