SHORT FILM: 小城二月 / A Gentle Night - Qiu Yang
Qui Yang was born and raised in Changzhou, China. He studied film directing at the Victorian College of the Arts in Australia.
His short film A Gentle Night was awarded the Short Film Palme d'Or at the 70th Festival de Cannes. He became the first ever Chinese director to receive this award. In 2015, his short Under the Sun was selected for the 68th Festival de Cannes Cinéfondation Competition.
He was also a participant of Golden Horse Film Academy, Locarno Filmmakers Academy and Berlinale Talents.
He is currently developing his first feature project, which was selected for the CineMart 2016 and Cinéfondation Residence 2017.
Find out more about Qiu Yang’s work here here and watch the trailer for A Gentle Night below.