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 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.
On top of her fiction work, Chen has shot documentary series for Discovery, and commercials for brands such as Burberry, Adidas, Mikimoto, 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
Clarity - Mammoth Film Festival Grand Jury Award Winner
La Ruta - Telly Awards Gold Winner
MFA in Film and Television Production - USC School of Cinematic Arts
BA in Economics - University of California, Los Angeles