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Wei-Ling is a swim addict, sleep enthusiast, and filmmaker. Her feature directorial debut “The Unlikely Girl,” a thriller set in France, was acquired by Netflix for worldwide distribution. This year, she became a fellow of Sundance Episodic Story Lab and finalist of Ryan Murphy’s Half Initiative Directing Program. Most recently, she shadowed Rodrigo Garcia on the Showtime series “The Affair.” She is set to direct her second feature “Bad Education” in Spring 2019 — a Tracking Board Feature Screenplay winner (cast: Kevin Zegers and Abigail Cowen).
Last year, she completed the action thriller screenplay “Iron Mom” for Escape Artists (“Fences,” “Roman J. Israel, Esq.”). Other filmmaking achievements include a fellowship with PGA’s Diversity Program, Tribeca Film Festival All Access, NYC MOME Lab, Kyoto’s Filmmaker’s Lab; and the award-winning horror fable "Aunt Tigress,” which screened at Cannes, Sitges, Comic Con, Buenos Aires, Beijing, etc.
Before going narrative, she produced, wrote, and directed unscripted TV shows, including the Emmy-nominated “The Port Chicago Mutiny,” “The First 48,” “My Super Sweet Sixteen,” “Made,” “Parking Wars,” “The Detonators,” and prison show “Max ER.” An active member of the PGA, AWD, and Film Fatales, she served as PGA East’s Chair of Events Committee for two years. She holds a psychology BA from Cornell University and is repped by UTA.