Yuan Yuan

2021 Graduate Research Fund Awardee
Graduate Film Class of 2022

Yuan Yuan

Yuan Yuan is a Chinese writer/director based in New York. She is currently a thesis MFA student at New York University, where she is named an Ang Lee Scholar and Spike Lee Production Fellow. Yuan’s short films have screened at numerous festivals worldwide, and won 'Grand Prize' at DGA Student Film Award, 'Best Student Film' at Aspen ShortsFest, 'Best Student Film' at Palm Springs, 'Grand Prize' at Rhode Island IFF, and 'Jury Prize' at Hong Kong International Film Festival.


Winter Solstice

"Winter Solstice" is a feature film script about a Chinese mother coming to the US to find her missing daughter, who is an international student in a college in New York.