john zhao // editor + director

TRAILERS // editor + concept
celebrating new cinema + recontexulizing classics for the contemporary audience

ADVERTISING // editor + concept
endorsing those I love

THEATRE // editor + director 
translating stage material into moving image

film, polaroids, collages, zines + more...

SHORT EXPERIMENTS // writer + director + editor
because life is long...

THE NIGHTSCHOOL TRILOGY (FEATURES) // writer + director + editor
a loose trio influenced by bootleg Ugandan action flicks, 90s erotic thrillers and VHS skate videos 
my self-funded, self-taught film school

a head and heart full of cinema //
// born in China to Korean diaspora, based in NYC

veladacinema [at] gmail [dot][com]