JIAN Yi

Jian Yi Jian Yi is an independent filmmaker, visual artist and writer based in Beijing, China. He is one of the three Chinese national finalists selected by the British Council for its 2007 International Young Film Entrepreneur of the Year award. He has worked as a filmmaker and senior art consultant for a number of European Union projects in China. In 2005-06, he partnered with premier documentary filmmaker Wu Wenguang to launch the China Villager Documentary Project. Jian’s photos on China’s village governance toured the nation’s seven provinces as well as the headquarters of the European Commission in Brussels and the European Parliament in Strasburg. He is a Starr Foundation Fellowship grantee (’07-‘08) under the New York-based Asian Cultural Council, a Fellow (’08-’10) of the India-China Fellowship at the New School, NY, USA, and a Visiting Fellow (‘07) at Cambridge University, UK.

SELECTED FILMOGRAPHY

Super Girls!
2007, 73 min, documentary

Bamboo Shoots
2007, 80 min, narrative

China Villager Documentary Project
2006, documentary