YING Liang

Ying Liang Ying Liang graduated from the Department of Directing at the Chongqing Film Academy and Beijing Normal University. He directed his first feature film,TAKING FATHER HOME (2005), which won awards at the Tokyo Filmex Film Festival, the Hong Kong International Film Festival, and the San Francisco International Film Festival. In 2006, Ying made THE OTHER HALF (2006), which is supported by the Hubert Bals Fund (HBF) from the International Film Festival Rotterdam. The film also won the Special Jury Prize at the Tokyo Filmex Film Festival.


Good Cats
2008, 103 min, narrative

• 2008 Karlovy Vary International Film Festival

The Other Half
2006, 111 min, narrative

• 2007 San Francisco International Film Festival
• 2007 New Directors/New Films
• 2007 Jeonju International Film Festival, Woosuk Award
• 2007 Singapore International Film Festival, Special Jury Award
• 2007 International Film Festival Rotterdam
• 2006 Tokyo Filmex Film Festival, Special Jury Prize Kodak VISION Award

Taking Father Home
2005, 100 min, narrative

• 2006 San Francisco International Film Festival, SKYY Prize for First Feature
• 2006 Hong Kong International Film Festival, Golden Digital Award
• 2006 Singapore International Film Festival, FIPRESCI Prize and NETPAC Award
• 2006 International Film Festival Rotterdam
• 2005 Tokyo Filmex Film Festival, Special Jury Prize

The Missing House
2003, short

• Beijing Student Film Festival, best script award
• Hong Kong Independent Short Film Festival, Critics Award

Gold Coin of Heaven
2002, 8 min, short

• 2002 Worldwide Short Film Festival