Hong Anh Nguyen is a Sydney and Frankfurt based theatre and film director. She has graduated from Queen Margaret University in Edinburgh with a BA (hons) in Theatre and Film. Hong Anh was a fellow of the Student Development funding for two consecutive years and recipient of the Video Production Award.
Focusing on the intersection between moving images and performing arts, she is particularly interested in the voices of underrepresented minorities, cultural and generational tension – themes embedded in her upbringing as a queer Vietnamese girl in Germany.
Hong Anh has directed several pieces for stage including Transition, Facades, With You and co-directed Simon Stephen’s Pornography. She has been an assistant director for numerous short films that have screened at Palm Springs ShortFest, London Flare, Cannes Short Film Corner and Hof International Film Festival.
Her latest short film Amber Blue premiered at the Scottish Queer International Film Festival in Glasgow and has screened at the Paris International Lesbian and Feminist Film Festival, Berlin Feminist Film Week, New York YoungFilmmakers and Montreal Feminist Film Festival.
Currently, Hong Anh is in development for her next short film Saigon Kiss which will be shot in Vietnam with the support from the Goethe Institute.