“The jury is unanimous. We award the Mary Shelley prize to Erin Li for her original vision, rigorous world-building, and creative storytelling in her impressive short film, Kepler X-47. We look forward to seeing Erin grow as a bold new voice in the SciFi genre.”

Honored to be nominated for the Mary Shelley Award at Other Worlds Austin, for directing Kepler X-47! The film premieres in Texas at Other Worlds Austin on Fri. Dec. 2 at 10:10pm as part of SciFi Shorts 1 – How to Recognize A Monster.

Killer Films curated a film directed by yours truly for Refinery 29’s 29 Rooms art and fashion funhouse for New York Fashion Week.

I was recently invited to The Black List’s inaugural Asian American Writers dinner, hosted by founder Franklin Leonard. To celebrate Asian Pacific American Heritage Month, The Black List asked us to pick an #EssentialAsianFilm and write about it.

Kepler X-47 is an official selection of SITGES Festival Internacional de Cinema Fantàstic de Catalunya in Spain.

“The film is intensely perfect at relating its world to ours in real life. The vast majority of us sit at a desk and lazily hammer on a keyboard at the intense eye of our bosses, and we are released only when the clock strikes a certain hour.”

Sploid recognizes Kepler X-47 for its great storytelling and awesome eye candy.

Kepler X-47‬ takes over ‪‎Comic Con‬’s film fest.

“stunning…combines an intriguing premise with beautiful visuals…you’re definitely going to want to catch it.” – SciFiNow

Li earned inclusion into SHOOT’s Showcase for directing Kepler X-47, her dystopian science fiction short film.