Kane Diep

Film Director.

Kane Diep is a director and writer who tells truthful stories through film. He aims to inspire laughter and tears - ideally both at the same time. He’s obsessed with dance, pop culture, and the human condition. UPLOADED, a feature length documentary he directed about a generation of Asian Americans finding their voice through new media, has been highlighted in the New York Times, toured universities nationally, and nominated for best documentary in the film festival circuit.


Kane is currently directing content through his company ShutUpAndDance with combined views of over 4 million and is currently releasing videos to over 100,000 subscribers. His work has been sponsored by companies like Canon, Tamagotchi, and YouTube Space LA. He has directed successful new media personalities such as Julie Zhan, David So, Wongfu Productions, Just Kidding Films, Poreotics, Aj Rafael, and more.

Kane has developed a wide variety of sketches, pilots, and television specs while studying at Second City, Upright Citizens Brigade, and iO West. Kane has also studied acting and directing at Playhouse West and Stuart Rogers and has a Visual Arts degree from the University of San Diego, California.

He is currently living in Los Angeles creating content for several online networks and developing his narrative feature script.