Agnes Meng is a filmmaker, actress and painter, now base in Lisbon, Portugal.
She graduated from School of Journalism and Communication in Tsinghua University; “Docnomads” Erasmus Joint Master that involve study at Universidade Lusófona in Lisbon, University of Theatre and Film Arts in Budapest and LUCA School of Arts in Brussels.
Agnes has background in filmmaking, acting, journalism and anthropology, she worked as anthropology research assistant in southwest China and Tibetan region.
Her first short documentary Histories of Wolves premiered at 25th HotDocs Canadian International Documentary Festival, it was screened in film festivals worldwide, like the international competition at IndieLisboa 2018, MakeDox 2018 etc., and won the best short documentary award in several film festivals, like the 21st Guanajuato International Film Festival in Mexico, which made the film eligible for the Oscars at 2019.
Público: Agnes filmou Histórias de Lobos portugueses para não as deixar desaparecer
XINHUA Português: Documentarista chinesa registra mitos antigos de Portugal
Plataforma Macau: Documentarista chinesa filma "História de Lobos" no Gerês
Indy Film Library Review