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Haolu Wang

Writer/Director

Haolu Wang (王昊鹭) is a Chinese-born writer-director based in London. She is a graduate from the National Film and Television School (NFTS) with an MA in Directing Fiction. Her works explore psychological and emotional journeys of modern women. She creates immersive, subjective narratives, often blurring the boundaries between reality and imagination. Her storytelling sensibility leans towards psychological suspense and surrealism. Her NFTS graduation film The Pregnant Ground is a psychological fantasy film about a woman going through trauma and loss, starring Lu Huang. The film premiered at Palm Springs Shortfest. She is a BAFTA China Scholarship recipient, mentored by Alex Garland, and has worked for the Chinese film industry as a screenwriter. She is selected as a director to attend Berlinale Talents 2020.
She is developing feature film projects, including a psychological fantasy film set in China, and a sci-fi love film set in the UK.

Credits

SHORTS
Date: 2019
Production (role):
The Pregnant Ground (Writer/Director)
Company:
NFTS
Project details:
1 x 24'

World Premiere: Palm Springs Shortfest
Selections: Rhode Island Int'l Film Festival, Atlanta Film Festival, Black Nights Film Festival, Underwire (Nom. Best Director), Pingyao Int'l Film Festival, HiShorts Film Festival (Won: Most Progressive Director), NewFilmmakers LA"
Date: 2018
Production (role):
Lao Wai (Writer/Director)
Company:
NFTS
Project details:
1 x 15'

Underwire, Dhaka
Date: 2015
Production (role):
Flip Flops (Writer/Director/Producer)
Project details:
1 x 16'

Short Shorts, Drama Short Film Fest

Credits

  • Date
    Production (role)
    Company
    Project details
  • Date: 2019
    Production (role): The Pregnant Ground (Writer/Director)
    Company: NFTS
    Project details: 1 x 24'

    World Premiere: Palm Springs Shortfest
    Selections: Rhode Island Int'l Film Festival, Atlanta Film Festival, Black Nights Film Festival, Underwire (Nom. Best Director), Pingyao Int'l Film Festival, HiShorts Film Festival (Won: Most Progressive Director), NewFilmmakers LA"
  • Date: 2018
    Production (role): Lao Wai (Writer/Director)
    Company: NFTS
    Project details: 1 x 15'

    Underwire, Dhaka
  • Date: 2015
    Production (role): Flip Flops (Writer/Director/Producer)
    Company:
    Project details: 1 x 16'

    Short Shorts, Drama Short Film Fest