S. Leo Chiang, Producer/Director
S. Leo Chiang is an Emmy Award-nominated documentarian. His film, A Village Called Versailles, about the rebuilding and transformation of the Vietnamese American community in post-Katrina New Orleans, picked up eight film festival awards and aired on PBS’s Independent Lens. His documentary Mr. Cao Goes to Washington won the Inspiration Award at the 2012 Full Frame Documentary Film Festival. His other films include To You Sweetheart, Aloha (PBS broadcast 2006), One + One (CINE Golden Eagle Award 2002), and Safe Journey. Chiang also collaborates with fellow filmmakers as an editor (True-Hearted Vixens, POV 2001; Recalling Orange County) and as a cameraman (Ask Not, Independent Lens 2009). Born in Taiwan and based in San Francisco, Leo received his MFA in film production from University of Southern California. He is an active member of New Day Films, the social issue documentary distribution co-operative.