Olivia Kuan began her career at New York University's Tisch School of the Arts. She has excelled as a cinematographer ever since. To date, she has shot over 30 narrative features and five documentary features in addition to a plethora of shorts of both genres. Her most notable collaborations were I Blame Society by acclaimed director Gillian Horvat and First Period directed by Charlie Vaughn. Kuan's recent years have been filled with new adventures. She spent a year working on the front lines managing a Covid testing and vaccination site in an underserved area and directed her first scripted film that sold to Lifetime in 2022. Most importantly, for the past three years, she has been working on her own documentary project, The Herricanes (Mountainfilm 2023).