Sue Ding is a filmmaker and visual artist based in Los Angeles. Her work explores race, gender, and diaspora through the lens of visual culture and place-based poetics.

Sue directed the short documentary The Claudia Kishi Club, which premiered at SXSW and was acquired by Netflix, and an Emmy Award-winning episode of the docuseries Artbound. Her films have screened at IDFA, Copenhagen Contemporary, and Miami Art Basel, and have been featured in Vice, Indiewire, and Sight and Sound. In 2023, she was named one of Filmmaker Magazine’s “25 New Faces of Independent Film.”

Sue is also a freelance director and editor for documentary and branded projects, and has produced series for PBS, Firelight Media, Showtime, and The New York Times. She consults and lectures widely on nonfiction filmmaking, and holds a BA from Brown University (Visual Arts) and a MS from MIT (Comparative Media).

She is passionate about art, pop culture, speculative fiction, dessert, deserts, American mythmaking, occult aesthetics, and The Fast and the Furious.