Sylvia Ray is an award winning Chicana/Korean-American filmmaker that focuses on telling stories about characters that overcome fears and feelings of unworthiness while navigating the humor of the human experience.
Her short film LEN(N)Y was accepted to the 2021 HOLA Mexico Film Festival and awarded her into HBO's Tomorrow's Filmmaker's Today program (Alumni addition). In result, LEN(N)Y was streamed to audiences on Pantaya and Dish Latino.
Sylvia has worked creatively in AR and VR with clients like Magnopus on Disney and Disney-Pixar projects. She also worked with award-winning filmmakers like Craig Barron and Christopher Blauvelt. She has also shadowed Director Michael Goi on ABC’s THE ROOKIE.
Sylvia earned a degree in Communications while minoring in Asian Studies at Cal State Fullerton. She is based in Los Angeles and pulls inspiration from her desert-town upbringing, travels abroad, her fashion background, and motherhood.
HBO's Tomorrow's Filmmakers Today Fellow
Sylvia was a 2019 fellow and a 2020 fellow during their Alumni Edition and had her work featured on Pantaya and Dish! Latino
Best Female Filmmaker - My Human Experience
New York Independent Cinema
Best Science Fiction Film - In Limbo
Summer in the South Film Festival 2020
Best Female Director - A Period Piece
Lonely Seal Film Festival 2019 awarded her $10,000 in post audio credit which she used for her short film Preggers.
Bronze Remi Award - A Period Piece
WorldFest Houston International Film Festival 2019