Winnie Wong is an independent producer working on east and west coasts with roots spanning from Hong Kong to Northern California. After graduating from UC Santa Barbara with a pre-law degree, she moved to the Bay Area and worked in tech before going back to school for a Masters focused on documentary filmmaking. From 2014-2017, Winnie worked full time producing for Pandora Radio - creating brand video and podcast campaigns with artists like Tune Yards, Miguel, John Legend, Questlove, and Anderson .Paak. She has since freelanced for commercial and music clients and major networks and studios including HBO Max, 88Rising, Spotify, Amazon Music, and Hello Sunshine, but is moving towards helming character-driven narrative projects that bridge generational, cultural, and perspective divides. Winnie seeks to work with filmmakers intent on building and showing worlds people haven’t seen before.
Winnie’s work as a producer has been screened at festivals such as: TIFF, Palm Springs Shorts Fest, SFFILM, American Black, BlackStar, Sidewalk Film Festival, LA Asian Pacific, LA Diversity, Nitehawk Shorts, Hollyshorts, Liberated Lens, Milan International, Taiwanese American Film Festival, San Diego Asian Film Festival, Imagine This Women's Film Festival, and San Francisco Urban Film Festival.
She speaks fluent Cantonese and is looking to improve her grasp of Spanish and Mandarin. Winnie is a proud member of several communities such as - Film Independent, SFFILM Rainin, Women in Film (Mentor Circle), Color Film, Film Fatales, JTC List, and Women in Motion Pictures. She currently serves as a board member for Philadelphia Asian American Film Festival and strives to create with and amplify the work of creatives and crews who represent the diverse communities she is a part of.