Raised in Kahaluʻu, Hawaiʻi, Native Hawaiian filmmaker Erin Lau has dedicated her life to creating empathy-forward stories for her community. She was selected as a Sundance Native Lab fellow for her Chapman University thesis, The Moon and The Night, which was short-listed for the 2018 Student BAFTA awards and licensed by the Criterion Channel. After graduation, Erin signed with the United Talent Agency (UTA) and continued her growth through opportunities with: Sundance Institute, Film Independent’s Project Involve, Unlock Her Potential, Points North Institute, Nia Tero, and Powderkeg’s Break The Room. For the past three years, she worked as a Senior Producer-Director for Jubilee Media, where her videos accumulated over 130 million views. During her time there, she was also given the opportunity to develop content for brands including Google, Netflix, and Always. She now works as a freelance producer and director, developing projects inspired by her community and home.