Wei Ling Chang
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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. Most recently, she shadowed veteran director Rodrigo Garcia on the Showtime series “The Affair.” This year, she became a finalist of Sundance Episodic Story Lab and Ryan Murphy’s Half Initiative Directing Program (fellows to be announced in summer). She is currently packaging her second feature “Bad Education,” a Tracking Board Feature Screenplay winner, which Saboteur Media/Goldcrest Films is producing. 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 making movies, 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.” She also served as PGA East’s Chair of Events Committee for two years. Her industry mentors include Emmy-award winner Kirk Ellis (HBO’s “John Adams”) and Rodrigo Garcia. She holds a psychology BA from Cornell University and is repped by UTA.


  • The Unlikely Girl Trailer