Eenan Ma is an independent filmmaker and theatermaker currently based in Shanghai China who graduated from Northeastern University in Media and Screen Studies in 2020.
In 2017, Eenan directed and produced the short documentary When You Look Like Me. Her other short films include Lo (2015) and Chase (2014), screened on JSTV. During her time at Shanghai Gwantsi Production in 2018, she worked with award winning commercial directors like Samuel Bennetts, on TVC projects such as Mercedes Benz, Shanghai Disney Reserve, Tencent Video, Huawei, Baidu, and etc.. Joined the Small Angst Films in 2019, she worked as a production associate on Girl Talk, a feature documentary by award winning filmmaker Lucia Small.
In 2020, Eenan wrote and directed You Are What You Eat, a feature film about a young woman’s journey of grieving her father’s death by exploring his legacy — cooking. The project is produced by Shanghai LemonTree Media. It is currently in post production.
Eenan is also an actor, who started acting at a young age. Her voice acting work includes Ling in Dad’s Fish (Lead). 2007. Produced by Jiangsu Broadcasting Co. China. The radio drama won Best Radio Drama at Jiangsu Provincial Broadcasting Awards. Yue in I Want To Go To Beijing (Lead). 2008. Produced by Jiangsu Broadcasting Co. China. The project won Outstanding Radio Drama at National Five One Project Awards. Her theater work includes Ginny in Dead Poets Society (Supporting) , which won Outstanding Production at NFLS Theater Festival in 2013. Beneatha in A Raisin In The Sun (Supporting), nominated for Best Female Monologue at EdTA China Young Thespian Festival in 2014. Erica in Confidential Informant (Supporting), a Northeastern University Theater Department production in 2020.
With much determination, she hopes to bring different perspectives together through the use of film and theater.