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Wen is a Chinese American writer/director working in Los Angeles and Beijing. He started making films at the age of 13. In 2009, he was featured on MovieMaker Magazine, and made it to IMDb’s Top 60 Asian American Filmmakers. Wen is fluent in English and Mandarin. He is currently repped by CAA.

SELECTED WORKS
& AWARDS

1MIN HORROR

2023 - short series

Youtube, Douyin

writer, director, animator, editor

1 million views under 1 month across US/China platforms

DAAI TV

2011-2015

TzuChi Foundation

deputy director

Lead a team of ten in a fast-paced creative environment, producing award-winning Narrative and Documentary videos. Traveled extensively across four continents chasing natural disasters.

M0Y1

2020 - feature

writer, director

WU JING PROJECT

2020 - feature

DengFeng Pictures

writer

LAST SUNRISE

2019 - feature

Alibaba, Youku

writer, director, editor

China Sci-Fi Convention - Best Original Screenplay

Currently in development

Screenwriter for Wu Jing's untitled disaster film

Fantasporto International Film Festival - Best Film Award

Cinequest Film Festival - Best Sci-Fi Award

CAAMFest - San Francisco Film Critics Circle Award Dances with Films - Industry Choice Award
China Web Awards - Best Film/
Best Director/Best Actor 

Beijing International Film Festival - Official Selection

Trieste Science+Fiction Festival - Official Selection
Fantaspoa - Official Selection
Imagine Film Festival - Official Selection

THE GREAT WALL

2016 - feature

Legendary Pictures

2nd assistant director

2nd Assistant Director for Zhang Yimou on reshoots for the largest China/US co-production.

INCONVENIENT STAY

2016 - feature

Intersect Pictures

writer, director, dp, editor

Golde Angel Award at Chinese American Film Festival

CAFE GLASS

2015 - short

Intersect Pictures

writer, director, dp, editor

Tribeca Film Festival - Official Selection

CAAMFest - Official Selection

Asians On Film Festival - Best Editing

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