Prof. Eunice Lau

Eunice Lau


Phone: (646) 312-3974
Location: VC 7-260E

Eunice Lau is a writer-director who has directed and produced several award-winning shorts and documentaries,  including “Through the Fire,” a finalist at the AMPAS 40th Annual Student Academy Awards.

A former international journalist at Al Jazeera Network, she has produced stories from dowry-killing in Bangladesh to uncovering corruption in Sarawak that decimated forests in Borneo, to the persecution of the Hmong tribes in Laos for their support of the U.S. Army’s Indochina war, which won best documentary at Amnesty International Media Awards in 2008. While producing for Channel News Asia’s current affairs program, her episode on Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko was nominated for best talk show in 2015.

Her documentary “A-Town Boyz,” about the lure of gang life for young Asian men, received the Spike Lee Film Production Grant in 2012. She is the recipient of ITVS Diversity Development Fund for her current feature documentary project set in the Somali American community in Minnesota.

Originally from Singapore, she has a master’s in film directing from New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts and a bachelor’s in politics philosophy and economics from University of York.


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