Huei is a writer, musician, and videographer from New York City. His professional work in the film industry paired with formal training as a classical musician has led him to pursue various forms of media including screenwriting, directing, and composing. In 2016, Huei was an artist-in-residence at the Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity where his collaboration with the Indigenous Leadership Conference and Music as Theatre department produced an acclaimed short film, “Black Earth,” which he shot and directed. From 2017 to 2019, he held a position at Canadian documentary studio EyeSteelFilm as a post-production assistant and editor. Since 2011 he has lived and worked primarily in Montreal, Quebec.

 

His body of writing is composed of short fiction and narrative nonfiction. Recurring themes in his work include impermanence, modern life, and belonging. In 2019, two of his short stories were selected as semifinalists and finalists in the The William Faulkner Literary Contest and the Ghost Story Supernatural Fiction Award Competition, while other works of short fiction have been published by RCN Media. A screenwriting collaboration with UK and Hong Kong-based film director Luke Casey of Ocean Pine Studios is currently in pre-production. Huei is completing his debut novel.