Dora Wu is a documentary & experimental video filmmaker and New Media designer who has worked in field for over 6 years. She just finished her thesis Care&Cure about Chinese Medicine in America.

     She completed 4 independent short docs in these two years: Seva- the selfless mission about a Skih organization feeding homeless in London and Some Nerve, which is about a girl who has multiple sclerosis. Her most recent independent documentary, Guan Xi about whether a girl should send gift to her boss to get promotion. Her travel doc, De Hermanos y Hermanos, takes place in Panama where she worked with the Esprenza, to share the story about gangster. In 2016, Dora completed Gone Exhibition indenpendently about the ups and downs of a special art exhibition. In 2012, her first documentary Khmer Khmer happened in Cambodia is a charitable documentary about children’s educational situation. The film raised $1000 for Cambodian children.

     Dora travelled 25 countries to get in touch with different people in diverse cultures. Nowadays, She studies Documentary filmmaking at Dodge film school of Chapman University with a focus on Producing, Storytelling and Social issues.


May 2018

M.F.A in Documentary Filmmaking

Dodge College of Film of Chapman University  |  Orange County, CA, USA

(Teaching Assistant, Narrative Strategies)

June 2016

B.A. in New Media Design & Art  |  Minor degree in Chinese Language and Literature

Renmin University of China  |  Beijing, China



Aug 2014

Exchange Program in Tourism Design

Autonomous University of Barcelona   |  Barcelona, Spain

Summer 2018


Independent short Documentary, 25min

Director, Cinematogapher

Fall 2017

Some Nerve

Short Documentary on Public Welfare, 13min

Director, Cinematogapher

Summer 2017
Sikh S.W.A.T

London Travel Short Documentary. 14min

Co-Director, Editor


Fall 2016

Social Short Documentary. 15min

Director, Editor

Winter 2016
De Hermano A Hermano(Brother to Brother)

Panama Travel Short Documentary. 15min

Cinematographer, Editor

Fall 2015
Gone Exhibiton

Artistic Short Documentary. 10min

Director, Editor

Summer 2013
Khmer Khmer

Cambodia Short Documentary. 10min

Co-Director, Editor


Work Experience

Spring 2018

Partizan  Entertainment  |  Intern filmmaker

 Los Angeles, USA

Summer 2017

Sol Mar REI  |  Real estate Commertial Making  |  Intern filmmaker

 Los Angeles, USA

Spring 2017

Dodge Film College of Chapman University   |  Teaching Assistant

Orange, USA

Winter 2015

Finance Channel-CCTV2(China Central Television)  |  Economic Survey  |  Intern Director Assistant

Beijing, China

Summer 2014

Shenzhen Time Documentary Co., Ltd  |  Part-time Producer

Shenzhen, China


Summer 2014
VOD one Limited  |  Intern Visual Designer

Beijing, China

Volunteer Experience

Spring 2018

Newport Beach Film Fesitval  |  Newport Beach, USA

Winter 2017

Esperanza Social Venture Club  |  Panama City, Panama

October 2016

Long Beach Music Festival   |   Long Beach, USA

Summer 2013

Let's See & Touch  |  Siem, Cambodia

Spring 2013

SK-Sunny  |   Beijing, China


Software: Premiere | AE | Final Cut | Animate | Auditon | Photoshop | Dreamweaver

Talents: Pipa(Chinese Instrument) | Photography | Boxing | Painting | Calligraphy

Professional Organization: Member of Woman In Film


T: +1 (949)-463-5541
Orange, CA, USA, 92868

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