2023 Princess Grace Award
Nominated by: Pepi Ginsberg, Princess Grace Award winner (Film 2021)
Cary Grant Film Honor
Yuan Yuan is a Chinese born writer-director, based in New York. Her previous short film, Heading South, won several awards including the Jury Prize at Hong Kong International Film Festival, and Best Student Film at DGA Student Film Award, Palm Springs and Aspen ShortFest. Yuan is currently developing her first feature project, Late Spring, which has been selected by Sundance Screenwriters & Directors Labs 2022. Yuan is a recipient of SFFILM Rainin Grant, Spike Lee Film Production Fund, Ang Lee Scholarship, Maja Kristin Directing Fellowship. Yuan Yuan graduated from NYU Tisch Grad Film program in 2022.