Livi Zheng is a critically-acclaimed director and producer. Zheng made her film production debut in 2014 with BRUSH WITH DANGER, a thriller about the complex world of martial arts. The film was distributed theatrically in the US and internationally and garnered international acclaim and Zheng was prestigiously recognized by the Los Angeles Times for her work. Zheng earned her M.F.A in Film Production at the University of Southern California; previously having earned her B.A. in Economics from the University of Washington-Seattle. Zheng has been a guest speaker on topics spanning film, culture and international business. To date, she has lectured at over 30 universities worldwide including Yale University, University of Southern California School of Cinematic Arts, University of California-Los Angeles, New York Film Academy, and Communication University of China.