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Overview (2)

Born in San Jose, California, USA
Birth NameAlice Wei Wu

Mini Bio (1)

Studied computer science at MIT and Stanford University, where she received her bachelors and masters degrees. Left a job designing software at Microsoft to write and direct her first film, Saving Face, which premiered at the Toronto and Sundance Film Festivals, where it was acquired and released by Sony Pictures Classics.

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Trivia (5)

She designed software for Microsoft in Seattle. She then left the corporate world to pursue a filmmaking career full time.
In 2001, the script for Saving Face (2004) won the CAPE (Coalition of Asian Pacifics in Entertainment) screenwriting award. It was inspired by her own experiences coming out as a gay woman.
Born and raised in San Jose, California she graduated from Los Altos High School.
Teaches and performs improv at Endgames Improv in San Francisco.
Has a diabetic cat which has appeared in (and been cut) from most of her scripts.

Personal Quotes (2)

And then there was the moment at Sundance when I looked up and ten lesbians were taking pictures of me on their cell phones. That's when I knew I had truly arrived.
I think Seattle has to be the best city to watch films. It's such a sophisticated audience. The audience here really understands and loves film.

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