Aram (Sie Wai) Collier
Aram (Sie Wai) Collier was part of the team that produced Who I Became (Vietnamese Youth Development Center, 2003) in San Francisco, California. Aram is a filmmaker, educator, and film festival programmer. He has a background in documentary, editing the award winning feature documentary Refugee and directing/editing the short Who I Became both broadcast nationally on PBS in the United States. His subsequent dramatic and experimental film work has played festivals in the United States, Canada, Japan and China. From 2011-2014, his omnibus live music and film project Suite Suite Chinatown toured Canada, Asia, and the United States. In 2017, he completed the Telefilm Canada funded feature film Stand Up Man, which he wrote, directed, edited, and produced. Based in Toronto, Canada, Aram is a mixed race Asian Canadian/American (Chinese and English/Dutch/German).