A B O U T L I L I

Lili Gu is a Seattle-based filmmaker focused on exploring the human condition. She loves interacting with people and applying her skills to challenging new projects — from intimate humanistic documentaries to experimental shorts to uniquely arresting music videos.

Lili received her B.S. and M.S. in Applied Mathematics from the Columbia University School of Engineering and Applied Science, and her M.F.A. in Film Production and Directing from the UCLA School of Theater, Film, and Television. She is currently working with an all-womxn team on a film about the push for race, gender, and class equity in the growing world of ultimate frisbee.

F I L M S & A W A R D S

Haircut, current

Documentary

Producer, Writer, Director, Editor

The Sky Is Red, current

Documentary

Producer, Writer, Director

Experiment, 2016

Narrative, 3:30

Producer, Writer, Director, Editor

  • Finalist, Sight of Sound International Film Competition (2016)
  • Featured on the Dallas-area PBS television show Frame of Mind (2016)
  • Official Selection, First Friday Film Festival (2016)
  • Official Selection, Festival Internacional de Cortometrajes Independientes (2017)
  • Official Selection, NXMW Micro-Budget Film Festival (2017)
  • Official Selection, Silk Road International Film Festival (2017)
  • Official Selection, Cine City (2017)
  • Official Selection, International Peace and Film Festival (2017)

All-Star Ultimate Tour: The Documentary, 2016

Documentary, 1:38:16

Associate Producer

Not Yet, But Soon, 2015

Documentary, 45:18

Producer, Writer, Director, Editor

Fly on the Wall, 2014

Documentary, 30:22

Producer, Writer, Director, Editor

What Do You Actually Feel? 2013

Documentary, 1:41

Producer, Writer, Director, Editor

Stopstart, 2012

Narrative, 4:00

Producer, Writer, Director, Editor

  • Official Selection, UCLA Film Festival (2013)

For Andy, 2012

Documentary, 34:31

Producer, Writer, Director, Editor

  • Best Documentary, UCLA Film Festival (2013)

Joel and Milo, 2011

Narrative, 4:28

Producer, Writer, Director, Editor

Two Monkeys Hugging, 2011

Narrative, 4:09

Producer, Writer, Director, Editor

Brother, 2011

Documentary, 13:14

Producer, Writer, Director, Editor

The End, 2009

Narrative, 4:19

Producer, Writer, Director, Editor

Falling and Falling, 2009

Narrative, 10:45

Producer, Writer, Director, Editor

Distance, 2008

Documentary, 3:14

Producer, Writer, Director, Editor

P R E S S & M E D I A

Coming soon!



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