Milton Liu was born in Kansas City, but raised in Chicago -- which explains the terrible accent. He co-founded Kulture Machine (the first production company to be listed in Filmmaker Magazine’s 25 New Faces of Indie Film); producing Student Academy Award winner JESUS HENRY CHRIST and the feature FIREFLIES IN THE GARDEN starring Julia Roberts, Ryan Reynolds, Emily Watson and Willem Dafoe.
A Tribeca feature screenplay winner, Disney Feature Fellow and Fox TV Writing Fellow, Milton has also created in the digital space with feature AWESOME ASIAN BAD GUYS, webseries JOHN HUGHES RUINED MY LIFE (TAA Alumni Grant) and short doc I HATE BIG PHONY. He most recently associate produced the feature LUCKY GRANDMA (AT&T/Tribeca Untold Stories), which had its world premiere at the Tribeca Film Festival in April 2019.
His current projects include the thriller/horror feature WHEN TIGERS SMOKED and the Asian horror/urban legend digital project THE RED ROOM. Milton is also the Director of Programs & Artist Services at Visual Communications (LA Asian Pacific Film Festival), Vice Chair of the APA Media Coalition, and a member of the WGA/west.
Tribeca All Access® | 2006
TFI Pond5 Program | Fall 2019