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A tale of two cities - Hollywoods in my eyes

A video journal of the 2 cities under Pandemic shadow with the same name. This film is made like no other. The director asked the cinematographer and actress to film what they saw in the 2 Hollywood, without giving them any scripts nor direction. I then wrote scripts for 2 films telling the stories from their cameras.

  • Shihyun Wang
  • Shihyun Wang
  • Shihyun Wang
  • Project Type:
    Documentary, Short
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  • Runtime:
    11 minutes 5 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    July 23, 2020
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Country of Filming:
    United States
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Director Biography - Shihyun Wang

Although she hated accounting, Sherry followed her parents wish and became a CPA. Although she lacked people skills, she took on Real Estate to supplement her income.
Then she became an emptynester with many unfulfilled dreams. Dreams of making films. In Oct. 2015, she started her youtube channel - The Mysterydecoder. And it now has over 47,000 subscribers with 12 million views.
But her dream did not stop there. Her first fiction film, Girl Indigo 16 going 61 won Film of the year 2017 at Spain Hell Chess Festival. Her Historical Drama Henry VIII and his queens won Best film at Yogyakarta Film Festival and she won 5 Accolade Global awards in 2018. She went on to win another 9 Accolade awards in 2019 and grabbed a Remi Award at Worldfest Houston.

Her films are not perfect, but her message is clear. If you have a dream, go for it.

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Director Statement

Although I intended for this to be a video journal of an actress/cinematographer, it is also what I felt when I visited Miami and suffered through the Pandemic. it is a documentary made through their eyes & lenses but also with my pen. (as a writer)