Cherlyn Hsing-Hsin Liu

Ca, USA / Taiwan

EDUCATION

2015-2018 California Institute of the Arts, Film/Video and Photographic Arts, MFA
2012-2015 California Institute of the Arts, Film/Video and Photographic Arts, BFA

WORK EXPERIENCES

2019-current
Bijou Theater Lead Projectionist & Film Inspection Assistant

California Institute of the Arts – Library - Film Services
-formats: 16mm/35mm film, DCP, video and files.
-inspect, repair and prepare 16mm/35mm film from the Library Moving Image Collection.

2016-2018
Bijou Theater Projectionist

California Institute of the Arts – School of Film/Video
-formats: 16mm/35mm film, DCP, video and files.

2015-2018
Teaching Assistant

California Institute of the Arts – School of Film/Video
-course: 16mm Film Production
{Bolex, Arri-S; lighting; flatbed editing; sync sound; laboratory}
-course: Optical Printing
{35/16mm optical printer; Oxberry animation camera}
-course: Alchemical Cinema
{darkroom: b/w & color negative, reversal and cross processing}
-course: Devices of Illusion
{
early photography; camera obscura; stereoscopic cinema}
-course: Radicalization Sound & Image
-dept.: Sound TA

EXHIBITIONS / SCREENINGS

A Study of Fly (2018, 16mm, USA, 12:45)

Antimatter [Media Art] 2018 (Victoria, BC, Canada)
Engauge Experimental Film Festival 2018 (Seattle, USA)
Slamdance Film Festival 2019 (Utah, USA)
Florida Experimental Film and Video Festival (FLEX) 2019 (Florida, USA)
Pleasure Dome – Composthumanism 2019 (Toronto, Canada)
Florida Film Festival 2019 (Florida, USA)
Milwaukee Underground Film Festival 2019 (Milwaukee, USA)
Chicago Underground Film Festival 2019 (Chicago, USA)
CROSSROADS Film Festival at San Francisco MOMA 2019 (San Francisco, USA)
Edinburgh International Film Festival 2019 (Scotland, UK)
San Diego Underground Film Festival 2019 (San Diego, USA)

How Old Are You? How Old Were You? (2017, 16mm, USA, 15:50)

CalArts Film and Video Showcase at REDCAT 2017 (LA, USA)
South Taiwan Film Festival 2017 (Tainan, Taiwan)
Light Field Film Festival 2017 (San Francisco, USA)
Ann Arbor Film Festival 2018 (Ann Arbor, USA)
Alchemy Film and Moving Image Festival 2018 (Scotland, UK)
San Diego Underground Film Festival 2018 (San Diego, USA)
Portland Oregon Women's Film Festival 2019 (Portland, USA)
CROSSROADS Film Festival at San Francisco MOMA 2019 (San Francisco, USA)
Spectral Microcinema (Spectral 13: being with) 2019 (Wisconsin, USA)
21e Festival des Cinémas Différents et Expérimentaux de Paris 2019 (Paris, France)

Matryoshka (2015, Video, USA, 12:50)

New Jersey Film Festival 2015 (New Jersey, USA)
Taipei Golden Horse Film Festival 2015 (Taipei, Taiwan)
South Taiwan Film Festival 2015 (Tainan, Taiwan)
Chicago Arthouse International Film Festival 2015 (USA)

Close-ups (2014, Mixed-media, Taiwan, 28:43)

Women Makes Waves Taiwan 2014 (Taipei, Taiwan)
South Taiwan Film Festival 2014 (Tainan, Taiwan)
CalArts Film and Video Showcase at REDCAT 2015 (LA, USA)
Canada Female Eye Film Festival 2015 (Ontario, Canada)
Helsinki Festival 2015 (Helsinki, Finland)

INSTALLATIONS

Audio-Visual Performance 2018 03.24
Human Resources LA, Los Angeles, USA
Media: 16mm single projection + Live sound performance (collaborator: Kevin Corcoran)

Sculpture(s) Silence(s) 2017 12.12
CalArts Langley Hall
Media: 16mm film + three projectors and speakers + field sound mix device

Gender Blind 2013 8.13-8.18
To Dear Alternative Art Gallery, Taipei City, Taiwan
Media: hand-carved poetry/original form board/video/photography

SKILLS

-16mm film production to post-production techniques; flatbed & digital editing.
-Darkroom hand processing techniques; Optical printing techniques.
-Video and mixed media production to post-production techniques.
-Analogue & digital sound recording, edit and design for mixed media production.
-Screenplay and storyboard strategies for filmmaking.
-Software: Avid, Final Cut Pro X, Protools, Ableton Live, DaVinci Resolve, Lightroom.

LANGUAGES

English (fluent), Mandarin (native), Taiwanese (native), Japanese (basic)

HONOR / AWARDS

2018 Jury Award - Ann Arbor Film Festival
Film: How Old Are You? How Old Were You?

2018 Artist Talk - Film Art Forum at Ann Arbor Film Festival
Presentation: Cinema as An Art Form

2014 Jury’s First Prize - Women Make Waves International Film Festival, Taiwan
Film: Close-ups

2011 Judges Award - Lin Yutang Literary Award
Short: The Couch

2011 Finalist - Taiwan Literature Award
Play: Sorrows of the Island

PUBLICATIONS

Close-ups (DVD) -filmmaker
Distributor: Taiwan Women’s Film Association, Taipei; 2016
ISBN: 4717385580053

日裸, Hsing-Hsin’s Poetry and Photography (Book) –author
Publisher: TonSan Publications Inc., Taipei, Taiwan; 2013
Language: Traditional Chinese; Number of pages: 80; Format: Hardcover;
ISBN: 9789574307371

The Couch (Literature-Short) –author
Lin Yu-tang Literature Award Annual Selection; 2012

Write Across (Literature-Novel) –author
TonSan Publications Inc., Taipei, Taiwan; 2009.
Language: Traditional Chinese; Number of pages: 303; Format: Paperback;
ISBN: 9789867021632

Creation (Art-Magazine) –journalist & editor
Publisher: Creation MagBook, Taipei, Taiwan; 2006
ISBN: 9789868274402