Independent film producer
Karin Chien is an independent film producer and distributor based in New York City, and the 2010 recipient of the Independent Spirit Producers Award. Karin is the producer of ten independent feature films, including STONES IN THE SUN (2012), JACK AND DIANE (2012), CIRCUMSTANCE (2011), THE EXPLODING GIRL (2009), and THE MOTEL (2005), which have won over 100 festival awards, premiered at Sundance and Berlin, and received international distribution. Karin is in production on UNTITLED (STRUCTURES), a film installation by Leslie Hewitt in collaboration with Bradford Young. Karin is the president and founder of dGenerate Films, the leading distributor of independent Chinese cinema. Karin is also the director of the Center for Asian American Media (CAAM) Fellowship.