WINNIE is a Hong Kong born, New York based filmmaker who has directed delightfully dark and uncomfortable films that have screened at Sundance, Fantastic Fest, Slamdance and Fantasia International Film Festival.  Her latest animated short film “Albatross Soup” won Vimeo Animation Staff Pick of the Year and Short of the Week “Short of the Year” in 2019.

In 2021, Winnie co-produced, edited, and sound designed Kier-La Janisse’s “Woodlands Dark and Days Bewitched”, the first feature length documentary on the history of folk horror which won the SXSW Midnighters Audience Award and Best Documentary at Fantasia.

Most recently, Winnie directed and edited an episode of “Black Market” hosted by the late Michael K Williams for VICE TV about the emerging illicit economy of water in America.  

She is now gearing up for her first ultra low budget supernatural horror while devloping a slate of thriller and chillers.



COMMERCIAL ACCOLADES
Saatchi & Saatchi 2019 New Creators Showcase
One Screen Awards 2019: Best Animation “Albatross Soup”
Ciclope 2019 Silver: Weird Shxt “In the Habit of Hiding”


COMMUNITIES
Posse Leadership Fellow

Meerkat Media Collective Member
Brown Girl Doc Mafia Member
Karen Schmeer Diversity Mentee

Jerome Foundation Film & Video Fellow
Picture Farm Film Festival, Co-Director




GET IN TOUCH
winnith[a]gmail.com




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