Erica Eng is a fifth-generation Chinese American based in Los Angeles. Most recently, her work has been recognized by Palm Springs International ShortFest (Young Cineastes Award), Bentonville Film Festival (Best Short Film), and the Oscar-qualifying film festival Cinequest (Best Dramatic Short). Inspired by her Oakland roots, Erica creates work that reflects the diverse community in which she grew up. Her combined background in film and dance influences the rhythm and energy behind her emotional storytelling. Through her character-driven films, she creates stories that explore themes of cross-cultural relationships, acceptance and self-discovery.