UBC T&F ALUMNI SUCCEED! Mina Shum
Alumna Mina Shum’s lovely story about her turning point to a film career on the CBC’s “Exhibitionists”:
Mina Shum is an independent Canadian filmmaker. She wrote and directed 3 feature films, numerous shorts and created two site specific video installations. Her features, Double Happiness and Long Life, Happiness and Prosperity both premiered in the US at the Sundance Film Festival and Double Happiness won the Wolfgang Staudte Prize for Best First Feature at the Berlin Film Festival and the Audience Award at Torino. She was director resident at the Canadian Film Centre in Toronto. She was also a member of an alternative rock band called Playdoh Republic.
More about Mina at: http://minashum.com