Lulu Wei is a Toronto-based director and cinematographer, who holds an MFA in Documentary Media from Ryerson University. Lulu’s work explores themes of urbanization, cultural identity and queerness. Lulu’s debut feature documentary There’s No Place Like This Place, Anyplace premiered at Hot Docs Canadian International Documentary Festival in 2020 and won a Rogers Audience Award. A broadcast version of TNPLTPA was commissioned by the CBC and broadcast nationally. Lulu’s films and installations have been screened and exhibited at various festivals such as DOXA, Images Festival, Calgary International Film Festival and Inside Out Film Festival. Outside of film, Lulu has shot and directed commercials for brands such as Air Canada, Mazda, Converse and Scotiabank. Lulu is an alumnus of the Hot Docs Doc Accelerator program, DOC Breakthroughs program, RIDM Talent Lab, Reelworld E20 and an inaugural recipient of the Hot Docs CrossCurrents Canada Doc Fund and Telefilm Talent to Watch Fund.