Tony Shi, Writer/Director 

Sloan Grant(s) Received: 2021, Production Award, USC 

Project Type: Short Film 

Genre: Drama 

Length: 14 minutes 

Field of Science: Architecture, Engineering 

Stage: Pre-Production 


A designer of civic icons, world famous “starchitect” Alexander Pan returns his alma mater as a guest critic. He is forced to address past family trauma, and re-evaluated his professional principals when confronted by his daughter—who has engineered an entire structure out of cardboard tubes