Beimeng Fu

Beimeng Fu is a freelancing video journalist based in Beijing and Shanghai. She is currently interested in technology and social justice, the Chinese diasporas, and China’s influence abroad. Beimeng is a contributing member of ABC News' Beijing team, and her work has been published in Sixth Tone, South China Morning Post, Quartz, the Washington Post and the California Sunday Magazine. Before moving back to China, she worked in New York as the China Reporter for BuzzFeed News. She is a Visual Media lecturer at a Hangzhou-based joint program between Communication University of Zhejiang and the University of Bolton.

She self-publishes No Talking Head, a newsletter featuring China-related shorter-form documentaries and news videos published by both international and Chinese-language outlets. Her writing about Chinese independent feature documentaries is published regularly by Sixth Tone.

Beimeng Fu holds a M.A. from Craig Newmark Graduate School of Journalism at The City University of New York.

Last Updated: December 31, 2019

Depth of Field


‘A Letter to My Friend under Quarantine in Wuhan’

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Highlighting Chinese visual storytellers’ coverage of COVID-19 inside China. Some of these storytellers were on the ground documenting the experience of residents and medical workers in Wuhan, the city where the virus first emerged. Other...

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‘Nowhere to Dock’

Ye Ming, Yan Cong & more from Yuanjin Photo
In 2019, Depth of Field showcased stories covering a range of topics: Shi Yangkun’s nostaglic exploration of China’s last collective villages, Zhu Lingyu’s careful and artisitic portrayal of survivors of sexual violence, and cities seen through the...