|Years active current|
Name Shawn Ku
Education Harvard University
|Nominations Directors Guild of America Award for Outstanding Directing – Children's Programs|
Movies Samsara, Beautiful Boy, Seeds of Yesterday, The American Mall, Pretty Dead Girl ‑ A Musical
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Shawn Ku is a U.S. choreographer and motion picture director. He has also danced on Broadway, and acted in an independent feature-length film. Inspired by his family's personal connection to the Virginia Tech shooting and unexpected death of a visiting friend, Shawn Ku developed his 2010 film Beautiful Boy from those experiences.
Ku went to Harvard University as a chemistry pre-medical major and was accepted to Columbia medical school, before beginning his entertainment career.