XIA Hao used to be an actor and worked in film industry for many years. He was a director assistant worked for famous Chinese directors like Quan’an WANG, Derek Tung-Shing YEE, Woo Ping YUEN, Karwai WONG. He worked on films such as White Deer Plain, True Legend, The Grandmaster and so on. He was selected into top 30 best new directors in “Yong Yuan Cui·Rising Star Director Project”. His short film New Year won the Best Short Film Award in first Silk Road International Film Festival. Short film The Grandson won the Best Original Screenplay Award in first Hang Zhou Short Film Festival. Fiction Feature Film NO.23 scoops New Chinese Director Award in 68th Cannes Film Festival and won 1 million RMB financial support form Project A of Jackie Chan’s Young Filmmaker Development Fund.
Yuke Qin is a graduate of Academy of Art, Tsinghua University, with a Bachelor of Fine Arts . He also holds a diploma in Contemporary art and new media form the University Paris VIII. He participated in many international film festivals including Montreal World Film Festival (2012, 2013). His films have garnered some film awards including Best Experimental Film at 2015 Kiwi International Film Festival. His new project “The God Of Small Things” has been selected for the Golden Horse Film Project Promotion 2016.
Geng Jun was born in 1976 in Hegang, Heilongjiang province, China.
2002 Hawthorn, 30min, screenwriter/director
2003 Diary in Bulk, 40min, screenwriter/director, 2004, won award in Feature competition at the 1st International DV Forum in Beijing
2004 Barbecue, feature, 85min, screenwriter/director
2004 received nomination for New Cinema at 3 Continents Festival in Nantes, France
2004 China Independent Film Festival, in Nanjing, China
2005 received nomination at International Film Festival of Rotterdam
2005 Digital video Festival in Pingyao, China
2005 Receive nomination at Kerala Film Festival, India
2008 China Independent Film Festival
2009 Youth, feature, 104min, screenwriter/director
2009 Rome Film Festival
2011 Poetry and Disease, documentary, 93min, director
China documentary film festival
2013 The Hammer And Sickle are Sleeping，52min, screenwriter/director
2013 The Best Short Film at China Independent Film Festival
The Best Short Film in 51st Taipei Golden Horse Film Festival
2017 SUNDANCE FILM FESTIVAL WORLD CINEMA DEAMATIC SPECIAL JURY AWARD:CINEMATIC VISION
Born in Leshan, Sichuan province in 1977, from childhood, Qiu Jiongjiong has been determined to be an artist. When he was very young, he started painting and playing small roles in the local Sichuan opera. In this way he discovered his interest in film. Thus, dropping out of school at 18, Qiu Jiongjiong devoted himself completely to art. Today, he is not only a respected artist, but a well-regarded independent filmmaker. Qiu Jiongjiong now works and lives in Shenzhen.
Zhai Yixiang was born in Jiangsu, China. He graduates from the Art School in the South-western University. His first feature film This Worldly Life (2014) won the award in the full-length feature film competition at the 11th Chinese Independent Film Festival(Nanjing), the Best Artist Contribution at 9th First Film Festival, and K26 Best Feature Film at Filmfest Hamburg.