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Haolu Wang

Writer/Director

Haolu Wang (王昊鹭) is a Chinese writer-director based in London. She is an MA Directing Fiction graduate of UK’s National Film and Television School (NFTS).

Her works explore the characters’ psychological and emotional journeys. She creates immersive, subjective narratives, often blurring the boundaries between reality and imagination. Her storytelling sensibility leans towards psychological suspense, sci-fi, and fantasy.
She is a BAFTA China Scholarship recipient, mentored by Alex Garland, an alumna of Berlinale Talents 2020, and a member of BAFTA Crew x BFI Network 2021.
She is developing feature film projects, including the UK-set sci-fi love story Fellow Travellers  (prod. Camille Gatin. winner: Best Project, International Film Festival & Awards Macao, Film Market 2020) and the China-set psychological thriller A Dutiful Wife (prod. Liang Ying, winner: ARTEKino International Award, CineMart, International Film Festival Rotterdam 2021; selected: Shanghai International Film Festival, Pitch Forum 2020).

Credits

IN DEVELOPMENT
Date: 2020
Production (role):
A DUTIFUL WIFE ("Monster in the Lake")

(Feature Film)
Project details:
Prod. Liang Ying

Winner of the Arte Kino prize at the International Film Festival Rotterdam’s IFFR Pro Days and CineMart co-production market 2021.

Selected for Shanghai Int'l Film Festival's Pitch Forum - New Talents section 2020
Date: 2020
Production (role):
FELLOW TRAVELLERS (Feature Film)
Company:
Golden Arrow Pictures
Project details:
Prod. Camille Gatin

Winner of Best Project Award at Macao Festival's IFFAM PROJECT MARKET 2020
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: 2020
    Production (role): A DUTIFUL WIFE ("Monster in the Lake")

    (Feature Film)
    Company:
    Project details: Prod. Liang Ying

    Winner of the Arte Kino prize at the International Film Festival Rotterdam’s IFFR Pro Days and CineMart co-production market 2021.

    Selected for Shanghai Int'l Film Festival's Pitch Forum - New Talents section 2020
  • Date: 2020
    Production (role): FELLOW TRAVELLERS (Feature Film)
    Company: Golden Arrow Pictures
    Project details: Prod. Camille Gatin

    Winner of Best Project Award at Macao Festival's IFFAM PROJECT MARKET 2020
  • 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