Yining Hu

Yining Hu

Los Angeles, CA, USA

Last updated October 9, 2020

One Sentence About Me  

A curious person who is always seeking solutions with a creative mindset and analytical skills.

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Who I Am  

A Little About Me

I am an outgoing person who enjoys traveling, listening and writing stories, documenting life through creative channels such as music, images, videos, and other artistic ways. I am also an analytical, critical, and independent thinker and researcher who tends to empathize with people who are suffering from inequality, seeking to find ways to make the world a better place. I have been a volunteer teacher for 4 years!

Interesting Factoid

I have been to seven continents in the world; 4-year photographer; Directed two short films; have perfect pitch and love singing and playing the piano



Countries Visited

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What I Do  

Professional Experience

China Television Corporation (CTC)

TV Programming Intern

Sep 2019 - Mar 2020
• Leading the Youtube food show, Boiling Pot, by designing shot lists, writing scripts, editing trailers, coordinating with restaurants and hosts, conducting audience testing and making adjustments, managing social media websites for the show; • Assisting the Chinese director Xiaoqing Chen (the director of A Bite of China) in producing his upcoming show about Chinese food in Los Angeles, researching different streaming platforms like Quibi and pitching to major studios like Sony; • Leading the research team for the Chinese director Hao Ning (the director of Crazy Stone) in his upcoming documentary about Chinese parents seeking surrogacy in California, budgeting and coordinating between crew members, interviewing LA local surrogates, contributing to controversial issues portrayed in the film, transcribing and translating;

Seafoam Pictures

Film Development Intern

Jan 2018 - Apr 2018
• Writing script coverage for 60+ films and contributing insights in purchasing scripts, writing notes for and co-writing the script, The Harvest, The Last Judgment, and the pilot for the animation Bamboo Academy, which will air next year. • Managing the Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter accounts for two independent producers, using Google Analytics to investigate the effectiveness of search engine optimization, brainstorming and developing marketing campaigns and tracking digital marketing data, etc.
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Professional Interests

Scuba Diving
Piano Playing
Figure Skating

What I Stand For  

Social Causes

Racial Equality
Patient-doctor relationships in China
Leveraging Digital and Immersive Media to Mobilize Audiences in Taking Beneficial Actions to Society
Environmental Protection
Wild Animal Preservation

Volunteer Experience

Volunteer Teacher


Volunteer Teaching. Courses include mind mapping, elevator pitch, music theory, etc.



Researching (Always curious about things I don't know, even weird ones)
Creative Writing

Music Genres, Groups & Artists

British Rock
Japanese ACG Music

Jay Chou
Henry Lau
Taylor Swift
Michael Jackson

Sports, Teams, Athletes

I don't watch Sports a lot but I love playing basketball, and my favorite team is GSW! Love swimming, scuba-diving, and other water-related activities!

Movies, TV Shows, Actors & Actresses

Dead Poet Society
A One and A Two (Highly recommended)
Karwai Wong's films
La La Land

The Office



Communication Studies, Communication Studies & Film, Television, and Theater

2016 - 2020

Clubs and Communities

Yale Building Bridge Teaching Program

Volunteer Teacher and Education Designer

•   Organizing readings, leading discussions and lectures, teaching impoverished students in Hongdong China about topics that are usually inaccessible to them such as elevator pitch, mind mapping, storytelling, etc. • Collecting footage of students and collaborating with Eye Public, the NGO intending to donate for marginalized students, and publishing the videos in my personal WeChat Official Account to donate for the school

Academic Interests

East Asian Language and Cultures
Film and Television Production and Criticism
Communication Theories
Screenwriting Producing and Directing
Data analysis interpretation and representation
Classical Mythology
Piano and Guitar Playing
Music Composition
Music History
Creative and Analytical Marketing

Extracurricular Activities

News Reporter