Norbert Shieh

Moving Image, 2012

Norbert Shieh is a Los Angeles-based filmmaker and cinematographer. His work includes experimental films that focus on perception and delicate observational narratives. His recent film, Washes(2010), premiered at the New York Film Festival and won a Jury’s Citation Selection at the Black Maria Film & Video Festival. Shieh’s latest film, Huan Dao (2010), premiered at the Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival. In addition, he has shot more than twenty short films as a cinematographer; these films have screened in venues such as the Los Angeles Contemporary Museum of Art and the Centre Pompidou, Paris. Shieh received a BA in Visual Arts from University of California, San Diego, and recently completed an MFA in Film and Video at California Institute of the Arts.

Awards and Accomplishments


"Frank and Kass" premieres at the Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival


Named Visual Communication's "Armed With a Camera" Fellow