Kane Diep
 
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VIRAL HITS

100+ Videos on YouTube

2M Views per video (avg.)

10M Min watched per video (avg.)

4x higher than avg.

Kane has made a total of 200+ viral videos on YouTube, Facebook, and Snapchat with over 1 billion views and billions more minutes watched.

Kane’s work often highlights complexities of relationships within families, cultures, and ourselves. Examples include: I Asked My Mom 11 Intimate Questions Before It's Too Late, Asian Americans Recreate Iconic Magazine Covers, and I Hired A Speech Therapist To Fix My Boring voice.

His true superpower is his empathetic nature, allowing him to connect with audiences that span across ethnic, generational, regional and political lines. Paired with his data analytics obsession, he’s able to seamlessly adapt to algorithmic changes on any platform while staying true to his voice.

KANE’S VIDEOS

 

Documentary

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After graduating in 2011, he wrote and directed a feature-length documentary called, Uploaded: The Asian American Movement, it told stories of a generation of Asian American artists finding their voice in film, dance, music, and comedy, through digital platforms.

The documentary featured 60 interviews from most influential Asian American creatives in both traditional and digital media. The film was nominated for a Grand Jury Award at the LA Asian Pacific Film Festival and screened at universities across the nation.

 
 

SPEAKER

 
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COLLEGE TOURS

Kane has spoken at universities and organizations across the U.S. about his personal journey and experiences in media as a gay Asian American video creator. Kane explores how he harnesses his identities, past experiences, and dedication to self-improvement towards a successful trajectory. He tells raw stories about wins, losses, insecurities, and pivotal moments in his life. He’s available for keynote speeches, panels, workshops, and Q&A sessions. If you’re interested in having him come speak to your organization, see contact info below!

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Contact: kanediep@gmail.com

Kane is available for speaking, consulting, and other business inquiries. Please email with details about your request, along with your rates.

ABOUT KANE

Kane Diep was born to Chinese-Vietnamese refugee parents and raised on carne asada fries in sunny San Diego, CA. He studied film at UC San Diego, brushed up on cantonese while studying abroad in Hong Kong, and managed a music venue where he developed a concert series showcasing popular Asian American musicians. After college, his feature-length documentary was nominated for a Grand Jury Award at the LA Asian Pacific Film Festival. UPLOADED: THE ASIAN AMERICAN MOVEMENT, about a generation of Asian Americans finding their voice on digital platforms. He took his own documentary’s message and joined BuzzFeed, where he wrote and directed over 200 scripted and unscripted viral videos hitting over a billion views and billions more minutes watched. His drama and comedy screenwriting education includes Script Anatomy, Second City, and Upright Citizen’s Brigade, and iO West.

His most recent work includes a scripted half-hour romantic drama he wrote and directed called, I’M AFRAID OF BEING ALONE FOREVER, an extension to his series, THE MOMENT IT BECOMES collectively garnering over 10 million views.

Kane is currently speaking to young people across the nation and utilizing his data analytic expertise to help companies optimize their online content strategy.

 
 
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TELEVISION WRITING

Kane is currently developing an hour-long television drama pilot and continuing his screenwriting education at Script Anatomy, Second City, UCB, and iO West. He’s excited to explore how his voice can impact this medium. He’s also working on an hour-long drama spec script for, Killing Eve.

ASIAN AMERICAN STORIES

Kane’s passion for shedding light on Asian American stories and talent began in 2009, while managing a music venue in college, he developed a concert series called Luminance. It spanned 3 years and showcased 30 of the popular Asian American singer-songwriters.