Chinese independent filmmaker, was born in Shanghai. He had studied in Beijing and Chongqing before settling down in the city of Zigong in Sichuan Province. He made his directorial debut in 1999, and since then, has made four feature films and more than a dozen shorts, including "Taking Father Home", "The Other Half", "Good Cats", "When Night falls" and "Condolences". These were greeted with a number of important prizes at international film festivals, including the Special Jury Prize at Tokyo FILMeX International Film Festival, the International Film Critic FIPRESCI Prize at Brisbane International Film Festival, the Tiger Award for the Best Short at International Film Festival Rotterdam, Best Director & Best Actress at Locarno International Film Festival, etc. At the moment, he is one of the part time lecturers of Film/TV School of Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts, programming for Chinese Documentary film festival (Hong Kong), one of the founders of Chinese Independent Documentary Lab (Hong Kong). Meanwhile he is editing new feature film "The No.10 Bus", and writing the script "Windy Season".