film & television PRODUCTION
Zhāo Lewis Liú is the chief content officer of Wavelets Entertainment, a production company based in Los Angeles that develops original content for China’s streaming market. He has previously consulted on a feature film starring Jackie Chan and John Cena and served as an assistant director of Farewell Las Vegas, a Chinese TV series starring Nicky Wu and Ziwen Wang. Lewis earned his MFA in the Film and Video Production program at The University of Iowa. Prior to coming to the United States, Lewis graduated with a BA in Broadcast Journalism at the Communication University of China. With credits in narrative, documentary, and experimental animation, Lewis identifies himself as an avant-pop filmmaker.
Lewis is the founder and chair of Chinese in Entertainment, a California based non-profit organization that promotes Chinese culture and talent in the entertainment industry. Chinese in Entertainment organizes the annual Los Angeles Chinese Film Festival, an annual executive training program, a monthly writers’ workshop and a monthly China mixer.
writing & translation
Lewis joined the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games for TV broadcasting at the Beijing Shooting Venue as an interpreter and liaison officer. He then worked for China Central Television (CCTV) as a journalist and editor before he went to Iowa City in 2009, where he worked as an interpreter for the prestigious Internatinal Writing Program. Lewis is a bilingual English/Chinese screenwriter and translator; he writes and translates screenplays and teleplays for clients in both United States & China.
Dancing & ACTing
Lewis started hip-hop dancing in 2005, and he used to be a crew member of CUC Dance Endless and OASIS DC. He also played the lead character LIU Junjie in feature film Caihong City.
Zhāo Lewis Liú
Writer | Director | Producer