2022 Tribeca Winner “Through Her Lens”

Tribeca and CHANEL announced on September 15, 2022 the eighth annual THROUGH HER LENS: The Tribeca CHANEL Women’s Filmmaker program. from around the world for a program of workshops, courses and peer-to-peer sessions for the finalist filmmakers.

Founded in 2015 by Tribeca and CHANEL and in collaboration with Pulse Films, the mentorship program provides industry support, artistic development and funding to self-identified emerging American women and non-binary writers and directors.

Congratulations to alum Wendi Tang ’21 (BFA, Kanbar Institute, Film & TV), who was selected as the 2022 award recipient for the THROUGH HER LENS program! As winners of this award, Wendi and her partner will receive full funding to produce their short film with support from Tribeca Studios.

Sardonic Jules, 28, has been sober for a year, but she keeps throwing up fish. Struggling to get her life back on track, she must stay in control when a fish enthusiast unexpectedly enters her life.

Wendi Tang ’21 (BFA, Kanbar Institute, Film & TV) (Writer/Director) is a Chinese writer/director and producer based in Los Angeles. Wendi’s work focuses on character-driven stories that explore various corners of female narratives. His short films have been selected in more than 30 international film festivals and have won several awards. Her screenplay was a finalist in the 2021 Atlanta Film Festival Screenplay Competition. Wendi is a 2022 NYC Women’s Fund recipient and a Sundance Uprise Grant Fund finalist.

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