May 1991, Beijing, China
Now base in Lisbon, Portugal
Agnes Meng is a documentary filmmaker and painter.
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, 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 the international competition at IndieLisboa 2018, MakeDox 2018, and won the best short documentary award at 21st Guanajuato International Film Festival in Mexico, becoming eligible for the Oscars at 2019.