Posts Tagged ‘filmmaker’

LI Ning

Saturday, August 27th, 2011


Li Ning is a dancer, sculptor, performance artist, and filmmaker based out of Jinan, China. His first film is the documentary Tape.


2010, 168 min, documentary

– Official selection at the 41st International Film Festival Rotterdam, Netherlands, 2011
– Official selection at the 4th Reel China Film Festival at New York University, United States, 2008


Friday, January 8th, 2010

Peng Tao

Peng Tao

PENG TAO was born in Beijing in 1974. He received his bachelor’s degree from the Art Department of Beijing Film Academy in 2004.

He received the Outstanding Short Film Award at the Beijing Student Film Festival in winter 2002; his short film Story was shown at the 14th Festival Internacional De Arte Eletronica. His graduate project, a 35mm short film called Goodbye Childhood, won first prize at the 1st JINZI Awards established by Art Department of Beijing Film Academy, and it was screened at the Yokohama International Film Festival in 2004. He wrote and directed his first feature Little Moth (Xue Chan), completed in March 2007. In March 2008, he finished a short film Wait (produced by Jia Zhangke) as part of a longer collaborative feature with four other young directors. His second feature Floating In Memory (2009), developed with the assistance of the Sundance Institute Feature Film Program and produced with support from the Hubert Bals Fund, was screened in the VPRO Tiger Awards Competition at the 2009 International Film Festival Rotterdam.


Floating in Memory
2009, 107 min, narrative

• 2009 Rotterdam International Film Festival

2008, short film

Little Moth
2007, 99min, narrative

• Hong Kong International Film Festival
• Locarno International Film Festival
• Bucharest International Film Festival
• Cairo International Film Festival
• Brisbane International Film Festival

Goodbye Childhood
2004, 35 min, narrative

• Yokohama International Film Festival

2002, short film

• Festival Internacional De Arte Eletronica

YING Liang

Friday, September 25th, 2009
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