Yang Heng Heng Yang is an independent filmmaker and screenwriter based in Beijing. He was born in the town of Jishou in Hunan province. He graduated from Hunan Audiovisual University and the Beijing Film Academy. In 2008 he was a Cinéfondation artist in residence.


Nie Pan
Video project for the Rotterdam Film Festival

2007, 94 min, documentary

• 2006 Pusan International Film Festival – New Currents Award
• 2006 Nantes Festival des 3 Continents – Prix Nouveau Regard
• 2007 Hong Kong International Film Festival – FIRPRESCI Award & Silver Medal/Asian Digital Cinema Competition
• 2006 Vancouver Film Festival
• 2007 Rotterdam Film Festival
• 2007 Buenos Aires International Festival of Independent Films
• 2007 Taipei International Film Festival
• 2007 Munich International Film Festival