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Shawn Ku

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Years active  current
Name  Shawn Ku

Role  Choreographer
Education  Harvard University
Shawn Ku Asia Pacific Arts Complications of Fear an interview
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
Similar People  Pan Nalin, Rachael Carpani, Maria Bello, David Lipper, Darren Stein

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.


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Personal life

Shawn Ku APA interview with Shawn Ku director of Beautiful Boy

Ku went to Harvard University as a chemistry pre-medical major and was accepted to Columbia medical school, before beginning his entertainment career.


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  • Samsara (2001) - actor
  • Making Tracks (2002) - choreographer
  • Pretty Dead Girl (2004) - writer, director
  • The American Mall (2008) - choreographer, director
  • Beautiful Boy (2010) - writer, director

  • Shawn Ku SHAWN KU BEAUTIFUL BOY Filmmaker Magazine
    Shawn Ku Shawn Ku Pictures 39Beautiful Boy39 Premiere 2010


    Shawn Ku Wikipedia