john zhao is a self-taught filmmaker and artist born in China where his grandfather, a calligrapher and painter, sparked an everlasting love for poetry and storytelling in him. raised internationally, he was drawn to cinema, skateboarding and scuba diving to adapt to the constantly changing languages and landscapes. he shares some of his work here.
you can find him in Chinatown, New York City.
email: contact [at] theveladacinema.com