Sean Wang

Sean Wang

China

Biography

Sean Wang is a Chinese Muslim director and screenwriter. He holds an MA in screenplay from Beijing Film Academy, tutored by famous commercially successful director Xue Xiaolu, and an BA at Communication University of China. His graduate film ‘‘Huis Away From Home’’ (2014) is a story about Chinese Muslim’s immigration in Northwestern China. It was awarded Best Student Film by the China Documentary Academy Award and was nominated at Les Ecrans de Chine Documentary Festival in Paris.

His short documentary CHINESE CANVASSER (2015) was nominated at CCDF, GZDOC and won the China Documentary Academy Award. The film ‘‘The Stepmother’’ he edited, won the Grand Jury Award of AUFF, the Jury Special Award of the Delhi Film Festival and was selected in 2016 Cannes Festival. His first feature documentary LADY OF THE HARBOUR (2017) premiered at IDFA.

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