Kane Diep

Film Director.

Kane's feature documentary titled Uploaded: The Asian American Movement (2012) explores a generation finding its voice through new media. Focusing on the past several years of young Asian Americans furthering their visibility to share their passions for music, comedy, dance, and films. Uploaded is an official selection at the 2012 Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival and Nominated for the Grand Jury Award in Feature-Length Documentary film. Uploaded has also been covered by the New York Times, International Examiner, and AngryAsianMan.


Kane's earlier work includes shorts, Slurp (2010) and Le Retour (2011) both premiering at the San Diego Asian Film Festival. Lonely (2011) premiered at the UCSD's Up & Coming Film Festival. Kane's work has also been televised on PBS's Shorts Showcase and Mnet's Short Notice programs.

Kane's past experience include managing a modern music and performance venue called The Loft where he produced a sold out series titled Luminance consisting of 8 concerts, in 2 years, featuring over 30 prominent Asian American artists. Luminance aimed to showcase popular up and coming talent including AJ Rafael, Marie Digby, Clara C, and Legaci. He continues to work towards the advancement of Asian Americans in the arts and entertainment through his films.

Kane has also spoken on panels at Universities throughout the nation including Princeton University, New York University, and University of California campuses in hopes to inspire and empower the next generation to pursue their passions. Kane Diep graduated from UC San Diego with a Visual Arts Media: Film and Digital Cinema degree and extended his studies in directing and cinematography at the Chinese University of Hong Kong.