He was born and raised in Changzhou, China. He studied ﬁlm directing at the Victorian College of the Arts in Australia. His latest short ﬁlm “She Runs” has been selected to the competition at the Cannes 58th Critics' Week. His previous work “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.