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Leon Cheo

writer/director, SIN-SFO, creator People Like Us webseries
Leon Cheo is an award-winning director whose webseries “People Like Us” won ‘Best Short TV Drama’ at the 2016 Independent Television Festival (ITVFest). The series has been picked up for distribution in the US by premium LGBT cable channel HereTV as well as over-the-top platform REVRY. He also received honorable mention for his entry “Nuts” for the YOMYOMF Interpretations 2.0 competition, founded by Justin Lin ("Star Trek Beyond"), to foster and develop Asian American voices in entertainment and the arts. His films have screened at festivals in Los Angeles, San Francisco, Hong Kong, Seoul, Bangkok, Tokyo, Tehran, Germany, Italy, and more.

A graduate of Chapman University with a BFA in Creative Producing, and Ngee Ann Polytechnic with a diploma in Film, Sound & Video, Leon Cheo is also an alumnus of Outfest InFusion (2016), Berlinale Talents (2014), Asian Film Academy (2013) and Tokyo Talent Campus (2012).