John Paul Su is an MFA graduate of NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts Asia. He won the Directors Guild of America's Best Asian-American Student Filmmaker Award for his narrative short Pagpag (The Refuse), which has been picked up by PBS and Shorts International. Su is an alumnus of the Disney/ABC Directing Program, the NBCUniversal Emerging Directors Program, and the Berlinale Talents Tokyo. His latest feature screenplay,
is a quarterfinalist for the Academy Nicholls Fellowship in Screenwriting, a finalist for both WeScreenplay Diverse Voices and Screencraft Family Feature Screenplay Competition. Most recently, he is a recipient of the SFFilm-Westridge Foundation Fellowship Grant.