|Timothy Linh Bui
April 13, 1970 |
||Director, producer, screenwriter
Timothy Linh Bui (b. Saigon, South Vietnam, April 13, 1970) is a Vietnamese-born American filmmaker, film producer, and screenwriter. He directed Green Dragon, and co-wrote and produced Three Seasons.
Bui was born in Saigon, South Vietnam, and came to the United States with his family as a refugee of the Vietnam War in 1975, leaving Vietnam approximately one week before the Fall of Saigon. He grew up in Sunnyvale, California, in the San Francisco Bay Area. He is a graduate of Los Angeles film school, Columbia College Hollywood (CCH).
Timothy Linh Bui is the older brother of Tony Bui, who is also a film director and producer. He is also the nephew of the Vietnamese actor Đơn Dương.
Awards and nominations
Austin Film Festival
- 2001: Won, "Best Advance Screening" – Green Dragon
- 2001: Won, "Best Film" – Green Dragon
Sundance Film Festival
- 2001: Nominated, "Grand Jury Prize for Best Dramatic Film" – Green Dragon