Told through rap, Yi Tian is a story about an Asian-American high school senior,Ben, who wants to preform at the school talent show. The only problem is that he is held back by his mom and his obligation to attend the annual Chinese New Year celebration.


  • Jerry Sun: Director
  • Jerry Sun: Writer
  • Jerry Sun: Producer
  • Silvy Gueguzian: Producer
  • Nathan Policarpio: Key Cast, “Ben”
  • Karlie King: Key Cast, “Lucy”
  • Christine Cabana: Key Cast, “Ying”
  • Jennie Kwan: Key Cast, “Mei”
  • Crystal Lee: Key Cast, “Su”


  • Project Title (Original Language): Yi Tian
  • Project Type: Short, Student
  • Genres: Musical
  • Runtime: 11 minutes 9 seconds
  • Completion Date: May 15, 2020
  • Production Budget: 13,000 USD
  • Country of Origin: United States
  • Country of Filming: United States
  • Language: English
  • Shooting Format: Digital
  • Aspect Ratio: 2.66:1
  • Film Color: Color
  • First-time Filmmaker: Yes
  • Student Project: Yes