Karin Chien

President
dGenerate Films

Karin Chien is a producer, educator and distributor committed to championing independent voices. Karin is the recipient of the inaugural Cinereach Producers Award, the Independent Spirit Producer’s Award and the producer of ten independent feature films, including STONES IN THE SUN (2012), JACK AND DIANE (2012), CIRCUMSTANCE (2011), THE EXPLODING GIRL (2009), THE MOTEL (2005) and ROBOT STORIES (2002). Her films have won over 100 festival awards, premiered at the Sundance and Berlin Film Festivals, been nominated for four Independent Spirit Awards and received distribution in over 20 countries. Karin is the founder/president of dGenerate Films, the leading distributor of independent, uncensored cinema from mainland China, and the co-creator of the Cinema on the Edge screening series.  Karin is the co-founder of i love 2, a boutique production company specializing in sociallly conscious, short-format content. Karin is the creator of the Center for Asian American Media (CAAM) Fellowship, a mentoring program for Asian American media professionals. Karin has consulted for the Sundance Institute, The New York Times, Film Independent, Independent Television Service (ITVS), Cinereach, and others, and Karin recently taught at Temple University and Loyola Marymount University.


Sessions in which Karin Chien attends

Tuesday 29 September, 2020

Time Zone: (GMT-08:00) Pacific Time (US & Canada)
12:00 PM
12:00 PM
2:00 PM
2:00 PM

Wednesday 30 September, 2020

Time Zone: (GMT-08:00) Pacific Time (US & Canada)
10:00 AM
10:00 AM
4:30 PM
4:30 PM

Thursday 1 October, 2020

Time Zone: (GMT-08:00) Pacific Time (US & Canada)
7:00 AM
7:00 AM
8:00 AM
8:00 AM
9:00 AM
9:00 AM

Friday 2 October, 2020

Time Zone: (GMT-08:00) Pacific Time (US & Canada)
5:30 PM
5:30 PM
Zeng Jinyan
Keynote speaker

Saturday 3 October, 2020

Time Zone: (GMT-08:00) Pacific Time (US & Canada)
9:00 AM
9:00 AM