2011年她獲得「Armed with a Camera Fellowship」攝影獎學金資助，拍攝短片「Play Time」(放映時間) 且在DGA首演，並在許多國際電影節巡迴播映。自此片成功出試啼聲後，她的幾部作品相繼在許多電影節獲得肯定，諸如戛納(Cannes)、SXSW、LA電影節，以及LA亞太電影節等。
施惠馨首部執導的長片「The Tribe」(末日訪客) 榮獲2016年法國尼斯國際影展(NIFF)「年度最佳影片獎」，與奧斯汀「另類世界」電影節「最佳導演」獎，以及加拿大「女性之眼」國際影展(FEFF)「最佳首映長片獎」。此片經由Empress Road Pictures 在北美經銷放映。
施惠馨第二部執導的長片「Painkillers」甫於2017年九月中旬殺青，目前正進入後製階段。此片由Title Media (What Happened toMonday) 和Lone Suspect (Fear，Inc.）合作製片，由Mischa Barton、Madeline Zima 和Grant Bowler 聯合擔綱主演。
今年七月在美國洛杉磯舉辦的第一屆台美電影節 (Taiwanese American Film Festival)，施惠馨參與籌劃工作並擔任影展策劃總監。此影展最主要的目的是提供台美電影專業人士一個交流互惠的平台。
Roxy Shih is an internationally acclaimed Taiwanese-American multi-disciplinary artist and speaker. Born in Europe, Roxy’s third culture background has given her a distinct perspective. As a filmmaker, she is known for her versatility and has worked with many independent companies both overseas and domestically, making her one of the most in demand cinema artists today.
Roxy was one of ten chosen for the prestigious Armed With A Camera fellowship in 2011 and received a grant to direct a short film, Play Time, that premiered at the DGA and went on a successful film festival tour internationally. She has had her work shown at an array of festivals such as The LA Film Festival, LA Asian Pacific Film Festival, Cannes, SXSW, Toronto Independent, and Dances with Films.
Roxy had her directorial debut, The Tribe, acquired by Empress Road Pictures in 2016. The film stars the illustrious Jessica Rothe (Happy Death Day, LA LA LAND), Anne Winters (Mom & Dad, 13 Reasons Why) and Michael Nardelli (The Collection, Circle). The film has garnered a lot of media attention and has won awards at prestigious festivals such as Best Narrative Feature at Nice International Film Festival, Best Debut Feature Film at The Female Eye Film Festival in Toronto, and Best Feature Director at Other Worlds Austin Film Festival.
In 2016, Roxy helmed episodes of the highly anticipated sci-fi anthology series Dark/Web, which will be released later in 2019. Her second feature film PAINKILLERS (Madeline Zima, Grant Bowler, Adam Huss and Debra Wilson) was released in early 2019 with a Hulu deal. She is currently in development for her third feature film.
On the side, Roxy enjoys playing the violin, freestyle waacking/voguing, and reading tarot. She also believes in giving back to her community and serves as the current Festival Director for the Taiwanese American Film Festival in Los Angeles.
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