Yih Wen Chen


Journalism Fund
Southeast Asia

Yih Wen Chen is a Malaysian documentary filmmaker and journalist.  She has worked on international documentaries for Netflix, BBC, History Channel, Crime & Investigation Network, Business Insider, and CNA.

Her #MeToo documentary won the NETPAC Award at the Busan International Short Film Festival. In 2019, her debut feature documentary premiered in London. She is working on a documentary about marginalized communities in Malaysia, supported by the Hot Docs CrossCurrents Fund.

Wen is an alumna of IDFAcademy and American Film Showcase. She holds a master's in Creative Media in Film & TV Production from RMIT University.

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