Kristi Hoi is an award winning writer-director, filmmaker, and artist from Los Angeles, California. Their film, No Law, No Heaven, won the 2021 Student Academy Award, JetBlue Focus Features Student Filmmaker Award at the 2020 IFP Gotham awards, and was nominated for the 2021 GSA BAFTA Student Award. She is a graduate of the UCLA MFA directing program and holds a BFA from the Savannah College of Art and Design in Sequential Art and Sound Design. As an artist by trade and a storyteller by nature, her work is a deep dive into vivid worlds featuring themes of duality, family and identity, featuring ordinary people in extraordinary circumstances.