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Xinyan Yu

Filmmaker, Mandarin Duck Films
Washington, DC US
Available for Freelance
Open To Virtual Coffee
Xinyan is a director and cinematographer based in Washington DC. She is a bilingual journalist and filmmaker with more than a decade of experience working in top tier newsrooms.


I'm a Chinese video journalist and TV producer who has 7+ years of experience working in top-tier international newsrooms with the BBC, the South China Morning Post and the Associated Press. I have managed crews in a wide array of major breaking news events in Asia and have produced several acclaimed BBC documentaries. After moving to New York, I have produced, shot and edited two short documentaries on fentanyl and Uygur refugees. I'm also directing a one-hour documentary for Channel News Asia.