Ying Liang

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This is a Chinese name; the family name is Ying.
Ying Liang
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Chinese name 應亮 (traditional)
Chinese name 应亮 (simplified)
Pinyin Yīng Liàng (Mandarin)
Origin People's Republic of China
Born 1977
Shanghai, China
Occupation Director, Screenwriter
Years active 2000s-present

Ying Liang (Chinese: 应亮; pinyin: yīng liàng; born 1977) is a Chinese independent film director and screenwriter.

Biography[edit]

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,[1] 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, 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.

Filmography[edit]

As director[edit]

Year English Title Chinese Title Notes
2005 Taking Father Home 背鸭子的男孩
2006 The Other Half 另一半
2008 Good Cats 好猫

Awards[edit]

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