A Hong Kong native, a University of Wisconsin-Madison graduate, and having had an advertising career in Chicago, David Au has been privy to many extreme cultural clashes in his time. In 2002, he discovered his love for film while studying at the Los Angeles Film School, where he wrote and directed his thesis film “Fresh Like Strawberries,” 

He later developed his short into the award-winning feature, “Eat With Me” (LA Film Festival-LA Muse Award Nominee, DisOrient Film Festival-Social Justice Award Winner, Florence LGBT Film Festival). 

He has also directed a series of commercials including Tittle Light LED Lamps and Spin R watch winders series.

David has also been a film/video editor, editing films, trailers, commercials, music videos, and feature films including “The American Dream,” “August,” “Eat With Me” and the documentary feature “Bodysex With Betty Dodson.” He won a Telly Award for his editing on the Discovery series, “Shark Week” and has produced features including “S&M Sally,” “The American Dream” and “Shimmer.” 

David is currently developing his second feature film “Better Company,” which will go into production in 2018.

Filmmaker . Director . Editor


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