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Becky Baihui Chen is a Chinese cinematographer based in Los Angeles. She believes that film can inspire social change and empower individuals, and her enthusiasm for intimate stories has led her to work on projects all over the world in Germany, Greece, Ecuador, China, and the United States.

Chen's fiction narrative work has covered a wide range of genres, from political drama to steampunk fantasy. Her lens has explored the plight of the LGBTQ+ community in China, the effects of diseases such as ALS and Alzheimer’s, and the dire political situation in Venezuela. 

I'm FINE, Thanks for Asking, an indie feature Chen lensed, won a Jury Award at SXSW and is available on AppleTV, Amazon, and Bet+.

On top of her fiction work, Chen has shot documentary series for Discovery, and commercials for brands such as Armani, Burberry, Adidas, Mikimoto, Bobbi Brown and La Mer.

Awards and Education:

American Society of Cinematographers (ASC) Heritage Award Nominee 

The International Collective of Female Cinematographers (ICFC) Member

Film Independent Project Involve Cinematography Fellow

SUN Cinematography Award Winner

Welcome Back  - HollyShorts Best Live Action Short Film Winner, available on HBO Max

Clarity - Mammoth Film Festival Grand Jury Award Winner

La RutaTelly Awards Gold Winner

MFA in Film and Television Production - USC School of Cinematic Arts

BA in Economics - University of California, Los Angeles

US Artist Visa (O1-B) holder, eligible to work in the United States.

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