Erin Li is an Asian American director raised by immigrant parents in New Jersey. Her work dives into worlds that fuse drama, sci-fi, and fantasy.
An adrenaline junkie who loves junk food, Erin was born in the US to immigrant parents from Taiwan and raised in New Jersey. She chased what she thought was the American Dream and worked on Wall Street before pursuing her passion for filmmaking. Her unique journey informs her films, which often explore the dark side of ambition.
A sci-fi filmmaker and fan, she won the Mary Shelley Award at Other Worlds Austin for directing Kepler X-47 and her original vision and world-building. Narrative films that Erin directed have been praised by Upworthy, Gizmodo, Vimeo (Staff Pick), SciFi Now, Huffington ...