Wu Hsin-yu is a Taiwanese independent filmmaker. She graduated from the Documentary & Film Archiving School at Tainan National University of the Arts. Following work as a director/program writer for TV, she is now an independent documentary filmmaker. She is familiar with Taiwanese indigenous issues and cares about how social changes affect the younger generation. Wu’s co-directed documentary film The Wall, a film about indigenous youths who were former Inmates, won Best Feature Documentary in the 2015 Golden Harvest Awards. Her short film, A Dreamer’s Journey, premiered on NHK World channel.
Filmography: Bitters Weed (short, 2023), The Extra’s Journey (2022) A Dreamer’s Journey (2019), The Extra’s Journey (short, 2017), The Wall (co-director, 2015), The Women’s Nest (2011), Away from Namasia (2010)