Yulin Kuang is an LA-based screenwriter and director. She is currently writing the comedy feature Jade Palace for New Line Cinema and was most recently the creator and showrunner of I Ship It, an original musical comedy series premiering on The CW on August 19.

She was nominated for a 2019 WGA Award for her work on Love Daily, a romance anthology series for AwesomenessTV (now streaming on Hulu). Previously, Yulin created two YouTube channels - YulinisWorking and Shipwrecked Comedy - that have each amassed over 2 million views per channel, for original scripted webseries (Kissing in the Rain, A Tell Tale Vlog) and short films (The Perils of Growing Up Flat-Chested, Angie + Zahra).

Her work has been featured on Nerdist, Huffington Post, IndieWire and Buzzfeed.

Yulin is a graduate of Carnegie Mellon University. She is repped by UTA.

Yulin has two cats named Eloise and Canary.


“It's time you knew about Yulin Kuang. New Line's 'Jade Palace' is the perfect next step for the wonderfully sincere short film director.” - Film School Rejects

"She’s an innovative, creative filmmaker with a relatable, smart, girl-nerd point of view. Get to know her now, because she's about to take off." - HelloGiggles

"The URL for Yulin Kuang’s YouTube channel is 'yulinisworking,' a very fitting handle for this plucky young filmmaker, who hit the ground running out of college and shows no signs of slowing down." - IndieWire

"Writer, director, producer, and Jill-of-all-trades Yulin Kuang seems to get it. A content creator for the new media landscape, she’s a very talented young filmmaker hell-bent on making and producing content..." - Short of the Week, on I Ship It

"Kuang’s film just feels so damn refreshing—an honest and entertaining look at a girl working through her own confidence issues..." - Short of the Week, on The Perils of Growing Up Flat-Chested


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