Cathy Yan is a filmmaker born in China and based in New York. She received a dual MFA and MBA at NYU and a BA at Princeton. Her comedic series According to My Mother participated in the Sundance New Voices Lab, won Best Drama Pilot at the New York Television Festival and is in development. Previously, she was a reporter with the Wall Street Journal. Her feature film debut, Dead Pigs premiered at Sundance 2018 in the World Cinema Dramatic competition and won the Special Jury Prize for ensemble acting.