Li Anne Liew is a filmmaker, motion designer, and photographer born and raised in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. She holds a B.F.A. in Film Production from the Dodge College of Film and Media Arts at Chapman University.

Her films have been screened at festivals around the world. Her short film Where No One Lives (2022) was featured at the 8th Annual CAA Moebius Film Showcase and was shortlisted at the Cannes Lion Young Director Award.

Li Anne was previously a Digital Designer at Pop-Up Magazine and a Design Intern at the Los Angeles Times.

She is inspired by unknown cities, and the emotional quality of settling within familiar and unfamiliar places. She hopes to forever make films that make the mundane feel grand and intimate.


she loves street signs, banana leaf rice, and her calico, Ophelia.

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