Ying Liang

Ying Liang (Chinese: 应亮; pinyin: yīng liàng) (born 1977) is a Chinese independent film director and screenwriter. Ying Liang graduated from the Department of Directing at the Chongqing Film Academy and Beijing Normal University. His short film "The Missing House" (2003) won the best script award at the Beijing Student Film Festival, and Critics Award at the Hong Kong Independent Short Film Festival. After the success of his short films, 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. Taking Father Home was also selected at more than thirty international film festivals including The Tiger awards competition at the International Film Festival Rotterdam, the Vancouver International Film Festival, the London Film Festival, the Chicago International Film Festival, and the Fribourg International Film Festival. In 2006, Ying made The Other Half (2006 film), 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.





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