Yulin Kuang is a Los Angeles-based writer, director, and general maker of things. Her storytelling sensibilities veer towards coming-of-age and romantic comedies. Her work has been featured on Nerdist, Indiewire, Huffington Post,  HelloGiggles, The Mary Sue, and Hypable. Her short film work has screened at Sundance and The Palm Springs Short Fest and her latest feature screenplay was a finalist for the January 2014 Sundance Screenwriters Lab as well as a 2014 Nicholl Fellowship Quarterfinalist. She is a participant in the 2016 Sony Pictures Television Diverse Directors Program and the 2016 Sundance-YouTube Creators Intensive.

She has over 25,800+ subscribers on her personal YouTube Channel, Yulin is Working, and has gained over 20,000+ subscribers on the collab channel she co-founded, Shipwrecked Comedy. She has worked with brands such as Harper Collins Teen, Ann Taylor LOFT, The CW, Lionsgate, Women in Film, The Geena Davis Institute, Skybound Entertainment, and New Form Digital.

Yulin is a graduate of Carnegie Mellon University. She is repped at UTA by Jenny Maryasis, Amanda Hymson, Greg Iserson, and Ali Barash.

Yulin also has an orange cat named Eloise.


"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

"The Wes Anderson of YouTube filmmaking, Yulin Kuang is by far one of the best directors/writers/producers on the platform. Her content, while diverse in subject matter, immerses viewers into the rich world of her imagination with mysteries, Wizard Rock band battles, and parodies of Edgar Allan Poe."- The Daily Dot

"With heartbreak, wizard rock, a love story, fun editing, and great direction, this 2014 short by Yulin Kuang has everything!" - The Nerdist

"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 to be consumed online." - 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


“INCREDIBLY COOL.” - Rainbow Rowell

This is my new favorite thing!” - Jenny Han

“This is great.” - Neil Gaiman

“I have subscribed!” - John Green