Miao Wang
Miao wang

Miao Wang (Director / Producer / Editor) is an award-winning filmmaker who focuses on creative and cinematic documentaries that inspire cultural understanding and a humanist perspective of the world. She got her start in documentaries apprenticing with Albert Maysles. Her documentary features Maineland (SXSW Jury Winner and NYTimes Critic's Pick) and Beijing Taxi (New York Magazine Critic's Pick), and short-film Yellow Ox Mountain have screened at over 200 international festivals and institutions such as SXSW and the Guggenheim Museum, with US theatrical releases, nationwide broadcasts, digitally released globally on multiple platforms, with broad educational distribution. Miao is a recipient of grants and fellowships from the Sundance Institute, the Jerome Foundation, New York State Council on the Arts, the TFI, Tribeca All Access, IFP Filmmaker's Lab, Independent Film Week, Women Make Movies, and the Flaherty Film Seminar. Miao holds a BA in economics from the University of Chicago, and an MFA in design and film from Parsons School of Design. She is a member of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.