Sweet Sixteen


Her only wish on her 16th birthday quickly turns into a nightmare. Haley, an adopted Chinese American girl wants to find out about her biological family in China. In searching for her loved ones, she uncovers a 16-year old secret.

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Writer/Director: Yung-Jen Yang
Assistant Director: Sarah Kim
Producer: Felicia Bradford
Co-Producers: Fan He
Director of Photography: Warut Snidvongs
1st Assistant Camera: Jeanette Sears
Gaffer(s): Jesse Deganis Librera, Xaisongkham Induangchanthy
Editor: Yung-Jen Yang
Sound Designer: Sungting Yang
Sound Mixer: Sungting Yang
Production Designer: Julianne Irene
Script Supervisor: Kanchalee Wijakpaisarn
Production Assistant(s): Cathy Jiang, Ying-Chih Chang
Special Thanks: Priuz Alemi, Sabrina Colie, Hye-Young Choi, Youngki Jin, Sue Lee, Ariel Ruiz, Natasha Soto, Kjerstin Rossi


Haley – Alison Chi
Michelle – Joelene Wolfe
Edward – Larry Shagawat
Pei-ning – Lucy Zhou
Shao-an – Ray Sheen


Yung-Jen Yang

Originally from Taiwan, Yung-Jen Yang is a narrative filmmaker, with a love for making horror and thriller films. After receiving his Bachelors of Art from Shih Hsin University in Taipei, he worked in many facets of productions, before coming to America to pursue his MFA from City College. He has traveled all around the United States and Mexico embracing new cultures and people since being in school. He looks forward to making feature films!!!


Writing & Directing Fiction


Sabado por la Manana – 1st Assistant Camera
A fate of fruit – 1st Assistant Camera
Picnic – Editor

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