Independent filmmaker Olivia Huang is a native of Chinese and has worked in China and the U.S. for the past few years as a filmmaker, fine artist, and graphic designer.
Weiying Olivia Huang is an award winning documentary filmmaker. Her documentary ‘City as Canvas: Above the Free Walls’ won the Best Human Interest Documentary at the World Premiere Film Awards in 2020. The film, funded by a grant from the Cambridge Arts Council, was also nominated for ‘Best New England Film’ at the Massachusetts Independent Film Festival, and was screened internationally as well over 10 other film festivals.
Her previous documentary, 2017’s ‘The Last Sacred Place of Poetry: Grolier Poetry Book Shop,’ has likewise been screened at many film festivals, as well as libraries and universities. In 2021 she received a second grant from the Cambridge Arts Council to fund her next documentary project.
  • Director (3 Credits)
    Meditations on the Power of Community2021
    Short
    City As Canvas: Above The Free Walls2020
    Documentary
    Exploding Stars2020
    Music Video
  • Producer (1 Credit)
    City As Canvas: Above The Free Walls2020
    Documentary
Official selection
City As Canvas: Above The Free Walls
Standalone Film Festival & Awards
CA
2021
Official Selection
City As Canvas: Above The Free Walls
The Shawna Shea Memorial Film Festival The Shawna Shea Memorial Film Festival
Boston
2021
Finalist
City As Canvas: Above The Free Walls
The Massachusetts Independent Film Festival
Boston
2020
official Selection
City As Canvas: Above The Free Walls
Amsterdam World International Film Festival
Amsterdam
2020
Official Selection
City As Canvas: Above The Free Walls
The Lift-Off Sessions
Buckinghamshire
2020
Winner
City As Canvas: Above The Free Walls
World Premiere Film Awards
Official selection
City As Canvas: Above The Free Walls
World Cine Fest
College
Northeastern University
Digital Media
20152017
Independent filmmaker Olivia Huang is a native of Chinese and has worked in China and the U.S. for the past few years as a filmmaker, fine artist, and graphic designer.