MJ is an Auckland-based Chinese screenwriter/ sound recorder. Before coming to New Zealand, she spent seven years in the United States studying and working as a filmmaker. She has production experience on over 40 student short films in ATL and BTL positions: producer, production designer, cinematographer, editor, sound editor, assistant editor, sound mixer/boom operator, script supervisor, 1st and 2nd assistant director, 1st and 2nd camera, art director, best boy electric, key grip, and gaffer. She holds an MA in screenwriting from the University of Auckland, and an MFA in Film Production with a specialisation in film sound from the Florida State University, College of Motion Picture Arts. A huge fan of Walter Murch, she wants to be as versatile as him and become a professional screenwriter/ sound designer in the future.