Thuy Trang Nguyen was born to Vietnamese parents in Berlin, Germany in 1993. 
After graduating high school she became Co-founder of the non-profit organization BERLIN ASIAn FILM NETWORk. Before attending filmschool in 2016 at internationale filmschule köln, she took a theoretical approach to audiovisual arts and studied film theory at Freie Universität Berlin. She worked as assistant director, sound engineer and cinematographer for fictional and non-fictional features, gaining work experiences in England, Germany and Vietnam.  Aiming to raise awareness of under- and misrepresentation of the Asian Diaspora in the German media, she started to work as Dialogue Coach and Caster/ Streetcaster for actors and actresses of Asian descent. ​As a Director at internationale filmschule köln, her films revolve around family and identity, queerness and crossing borders. roan is the first part of a trilogy about the Vietnamese Diaspora in Germany. 
2018 Roan, ifs 
2017 Am Ende der Nacht, ifs 
2016 Brokeback Bundeswehr, ifs  
2013 Finding Home 
2011 Why teachers love OneNote
2010 It's limited 

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Thuy Trang Nguyen
director, storyteller, writer