Becky Baihui Chen is a Chinese cinematographer based in Los Angeles. Chen 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.
Her fiction narrative work has covered a wide range of genres, from political drama to steampunk fantasy. Her lenses have 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.
Chen lensed indie feature I'm FINE, Thanks for Asking which World Premiered at SXSW in 2021.
Her short film credits include:
Welcome Back - HollyShorts Best Live Action Short Film Winner
Clarity - Mammoth Film Festival Grand Jury Award Winner
La Ruta - Telly Awards Gold Winner
2020 ASC Heritage Award Nominee
2020 ASC Vision Mentorship Program Mentee
2020 Film Independent Project Involve Cinematography Fellow
2019 SUN Cinematography Award First Prize Winner
MFA in Film and Television Production - USC School of Cinematic Arts
BA in Economics - University of California, Los Angeles