Interim Labs and Artist Support Manager
Betsy Tsai is a director and producer. She most recently produced Confucian Dream (Special Jury Prize, Karlovy Vary 2019) and was an associate producer for Our Time Machine (Tribeca 2019). From 2015-2019, she was a staff member of the Documentary Film Program at Sundance Institute, where she provided critical operational and curatorial support for the Sundance Documentary Fund, which awards over $1.5 million in grant awards to feature documentary films from around the world. Betsy is a directing alumna from the UCLA School of Theater, Film, & Television, where she also studied English Literature and International Conflict Resolution. Prior to Sundance Institute, she worked for an educational nonprofit, The Olive Tree Initiative, which provides an experiential, multi-perspective approach for conflict resolution students studying the regions of Israel & Palestine and the South Caucasus. Betsy is based between California and Belfast, Northern Ireland, where she is developing her first hybrid film.