a cinematographer.

Her family's journeys as Vietnamese war survivors sparks her curiosity and imagination.

Her heart is set on nuanced, bold ideas and their creators.

The projects she has photographed have won awards including a 2018 Emmy Nomination + screened at Sundance, Tribeca, Toronto, Cannes + on HBO, IFC, PBS and more. Judy is a member of the ICG 600 as a DP.

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BA Rhetoric Studies, University of California, Berkeley

BA Studio Art, University of California, Berkeley

MFA in Film Directing at UCLA TFT

MFA in Cinematography at UCLA TFT

QWFF Best Cinematography Award, for film LILY IN THE GRINDER
Edie and Lew Wasserman Fellowship
CINE Golden Eagle Award for film, A DAY AS HOLLY's KIDS
Motion Picture Association of America Award
Graduate Opportunity Fellow, UCLA
Jack Nicholson Distinguished Director Award
Edna and Yu Shan Han Endowed Fellowship
Homer Award
Sacramento Bee Journalism Grant​

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