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Becky Baihui Chen is a Chinese cinematographer based in Los Angeles and Shanghai. 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 China, Denmark, Ecuador, Finland, Germany, Greece, Japan, Sweden, and the United States.

Chen's fiction 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 in 2021 and is available on AppleTV, Amazon, and Bet+.

On top of her fiction work, Chen has shot episodes for World's Ultimate Frontier, a Discovery x CGTN documentary show, and commercials for brands such as Mercedes Benz, Prada, Gucci, Adidas, Nike, Piaget, Mikimoto, Bobbi Brown and more.


2024 Kyoto Filmmakers Lab

2023 Chanel x Busan Asian Film Academy

2020 Film Independent Project Involve


American Society of Cinematographers (ASC) Heritage Award Nominee 

The International Collective of Female Cinematographers (ICFC) Member

SUN Cinematography Award Winner


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

BA - Economics - University of California, Los Angeles

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

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