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Lulu Wei is a Toronto based filmmaker and cinematographer. She holds a MFA in Documentary Media from Ryerson University. Her work explores themes of urbanization and cultural identity. Her short films and installations have been screened and exhibited at various festivals such as Images Festival, Planet In Focus Film Festival and Inside Out Film Festival. She has worked as a cinematographer and camera operator on numerous projects, most recently on John Greyson’s latest feature Last Car. Previously, she has been a member of the International Cinematographers Guild (IATSE 667) and worked in the camera department on television shows such as Orphan Black, Nikita and Degrassi. Outside of film, she has shot and directed commercials for brands such as Air Canada, Mazda, and Converse. She was a fellow at the RIDM Talent Lab, a participant in the E20 program at Reelworld Film Festival in 2017, and a Hot Docs Doc Accelerator fellow in 2018. She is currently working on her first feature, a documentary about the redevelopment of the Honest Eds block, which received funding from the Telefilm Talent to Watch program.