Ever since he began taking pictures dwelling motion pictures together with his household’s cumbersome video digicam, Jon M. Chu knew he needed to be a filmmaker. However after directing a number of Hollywood blockbuster movies like G.I. Joe: Retaliation and Now You See Me 2, Jon felt uninspired by the tales he was bringing to the silver display screen.
In 2018, he directed Loopy Wealthy Asians — the primary Hollywood movie with a majority Asian solid in 25 years — and in 2021, Lin Manuel Miranda’s Within the Heights.
Fred Chao is a contract illustrator and designer based mostly in California.