Zhou Hao is a filmmaker based in Guangzhou. He has worked as a photographer for the Photography Department of Xinhua News Agency (National News Agency of China) and the Southern Weekly.. He began making documentaries in 2001 and his debut video, Houjie Township, won the Black Pottery Award(Best New Professional Reward)at the Yunnan Multi-culture Visual Festival. Houjie Township was also in the Shanghai Biennial in 2004 and the Guangzhou Triennial in 2005. His latest documentary, Senior Year, won the Humanitarian Award for Best Documentary at the Hong Kong International Festival in 2006.


The Transition Period
2009, 114 min, documentary

  • WINNER, BEST FEATURE, China Documentary Film Festival
  • OFFICIAL SELECTION, Roma Fiction Fest
  • OFFICIAL SELECTION, Guangzhou Documentary Festival
  • OFFICIAL SELECTION, Iberia Art Center Eyes on the World

Cop Shop
2009, 60 min, documentary

2008, 105 min, documentary

• Amsterdam International Documentary Film Festival
• Hong Kong Film Festival
• The 5th China Independent Film Festival
• Taiwan International Documentary Festival
• The 15th Shanghai Television Festival

Senior Year
2005, 95 min, documentary

• 2006 Hong Kong International Film Festival, Best Documentary
• Chicago International Film Festival

Houjie Township
2003, 110 min, documentary

• 2004 Shanghai Biennial
• 2005 Guangzhou Triennial
• 2005 Yunnan Multiculture Visual Festival, Black Pottery Award