Carolyn Wu (they/she) is a queer gender non-conforming settler working in Tkaronto of the Hong Kong diaspora. Carolyn is a writer, director, producer, editor, community organizer. They led CBC’s national television show “Q” through a total rebranding as Acting Senior Producer. Her film IN MY MOTHER’S CLOSET has screened internationally at NSI Online Short Film Festival, Toronto Reel Asian International Film Festival, Wicked Queer: Boston LGBT Film Festival, among others. Her short film JO has 3 million views on YouTube. Carolyn won Breakthroughs Film Festival’s Emerging Filmmaker Pitch 2019. They also started and co-organize Colour Theory, an event that celebrates short films of all sizes, genres, and budgets made exclusively by Black, Indigenous, or people of colour filmmakers who identify as 2SLGBTQ (2SQTBIPOC). In all their work they strive to empower the voices of everyone involved at every level, disrupt film industry, and build space for 2s/queer/trans BIPOC filmmakers to heal, create, and thrive.