Li Lin (b. 1973) is one of the pioneer female filmmakers in Singapore.
She has made numerous short films and two feature films as well as several telemovies and commercials. She has won several awards locally and internationally such as "Best Director" at the Singapore International Film Festival. In 2018, Li Lin was commissioned to direct Singapore’s National Day music video "We are Singapore" which was a hit and became the highest trended video on youtube in Singapore for that year.
Her films have travelled to prestigious festivals such as the Tribeca Film Festival in New York, Short Shorts in Tokyo, the Udine Far East Film Festival, the Shanghai International Film Festival, the Hawaii International Film Festival and many others.
Li Lin did her undergrad at Brown University and her graduate studies at NYU-Tisch Asia where she studied dramatic writing under an IMDA scholarship. She's also a part time lecturer at Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, School of Art, Design and Media teaching screenwriting for the short film.
Wee Li Lin is one of the leading female filmmakers in Singapore, having won awards at both international and local film festivals. Her voice is distinct and recognizable, and over the years, she has developed a wonderful way to make her characters human and relatable.