Deng Wei earned his B.A. and M.A. degrees in Film and Visual Arts at the Central Academy of Fine Arts (CAFA). His graduate work, Home, won the “Thousand Miles” Award and Top Prize for Graduate Works and was collected by the Central Academy of Fine Arts Museum.
Wei is currently a Fine Arts PhD candidate at CAFA and teaches at the School of Architecture, South China University of Technology. Several of his film works were screened at Cinémathèque Française, Today Art Museum, 21 Space Art Museum, CAFA Art Museum, and others.
Wei’s first feature documentary “Father” was nominated by the 61st Cartagena International Film Festival (2022) and 57th Golden Horse Film Festival (2020) for Best Documentary and won Feature Documentary Award at the 20th DOXA Documentary Film Festival (2021).