Born in 1983, Guo Lifen began her career as a migrant worker in 1996. In her days, she has passed through the cities of Yueyang, Beijing, Xiamen, and Guangzhou. She has worked in massage, wine sales, mobile phone charger sales, as the founder of a mahjong parlor, and in hotel management. She currently works in small shop selling down jackets in Yueyang, Hunan. In 2008, she started filming herself with a DV camera. In 2009, she edited her own film My Name Is Fenfen.