Michelle C. Yu is a young artist establishing her presence in multiple creative fields. Born in China and raised in New Jersey, her creative work draws from her multi-cultural upbringing and life experiences. Recognized more than 50 times in competitions and festivals, her work has been featured at the Tribeca Film Festival, Los Angeles CineFest, and Times Square’s AMC Empire Theaters. She is a National Gold Medalist in Writing from the Scholastic Art & Writing Awards, a National YoungArts Foundation Merit Winner in Cinematic Arts, and the Grand Prize Winner of the Partnership for a Drug-Free New Jersey Music Competition for her original song, “Into the Light.”
Currently, Michelle is the Head Producer for a student-profile show on Orange TV Network and an Associate Producer for CitrusTV News. In the past, she was a 2017-2018 Tribeca Film Fellow, an Assistant Editor for Academy Award®-nominee Christine Choy, a Future Artist at NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts, and a Production Intern for Showtime's "Inside the NFL.” Michelle is attending Syracuse University in pursuit of a BFA in Film Production.