writer & actor asian, even.

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hi, i’m minda wei

i’m a queer chinese-texan writer, SAG actor, & filmmaker based in LA. i built the #1 supercomputer in the world, survived the great texas freeze, and now i write frenetic tv comedy for aging punks surviving late-capitalism.

for hire & down as hell for your indie project

isa’s top 25 screenwriters to watch 2024

learningtimes emerging filmmaker 2023

austin chronicle comedy critics' pick 2020

director emeritus of austin sketch fest <3

story editor of spotify studio’s fogo podcast

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featured scripts

After a mortifying Jeopardy loss, an obsessive young woman cheats her way back onto the show to prove she didn’t waste the last ten years of her life. Is she ready to watch her cousin become an all-time quiz show great? (30-min dramedy)


Godzilla's gay 20-something stepson avoids moving back in with his momager post-breakup. His life is made even worse by a human scientist who enters the kaiju world. (30-min adult animation)

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literary management: bbrucks@831ent.com

When the hard-partying first-born son of Laotian refugees finds himself broke and at a quarter-life crossroads, he's stretched thin between his dysfunctional family’s restaurant and his dysfunctional friends' film set. (30-min comedy, co-written with Phillip Shatkin)


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i love mail... i love to open it and respond...

direct contact:


commercial agents:

jessica ellis & traci delaney at IAG

literary & talent manager:


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script samples, reel, resume, sketch packet, & booking on request