Dennis Liu Presentation

Writer/Director Dennis Liu will present his latest project, the comic book RAISING DION, on Friday, October 2, at 6pm in the UConn Co-op bookstore, Storrs Center. The event is sponsored by Asian and Asian American Studies Institute, Asian American Cultural Center and the Rightors Fund for Children’s Literature.

Liu (DGA) graduated from The Taft School and NYU with a major in film. He began his career assisting producers at advertising agencies such as BBDO and Saatchi & Saatchi. His breakout piece, “Apple Mac Music Video,” quickly raked in a million hits on YouTube, landing him a spot on the @radical.media director roster at age 23. In 2008, he won The People’s Choice Award in the Cannes New Director’s Showcase. He has received recognition from the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences, SHOOT, ‘boards, http://creativity-online.com, AICP (MOMA), Adcolor, Pixar, and The One Show. His “YouTube Mosaic Music Video,” has been shown at the Guggenheim Museum. RAISING DION was released in August 2015 as both a comic book and cinematic film trailer and received rave reviews from the TODAY Show, The Washington Post, Fast Company, Comic Book Resources, and The Guardian UK.

Friday, October 2, at 6pm in the UConn Co-op bookstore, Storrs Center.