Director, Writer, Producer CHINA

JIA Zhang-Ke

JIA Zhang-Ke
Biography

Born in 1970 (Fengyang, Shanxi Province), Jia Zhangke studied painting, developed an interest in fiction, and in 1995 founded the Youth Experimental Film Group, for which he directed two award-winning videos. He graduated in 1997 from the Beijing Film Academy, and his first feature, Xiao Wu (1998) was very successful at the Berlin, Nantes and Vancouver festivals. The following films Zhantai (Platform, 2000), and Ren xiao yao (Unknown Pleasures, 2002) were selected in competition respectively at Venice and Cannes. He established Xstream Pictures in 2003 in order to promote young talented directors from all over China. He directed Shijie (The World) in 2004 and his latest film Sanxia haoren (Still Life) received the Golden Lion Award at the Venice Film Festival 2006.

Films presented at Cannes

JIANG HU ER NV ASH IS PUREST WHITE 2018 In Competition - Feature Films Director , Script / Dialogue
SHAN HE GU REN MOUNTAINS MAY DEPART 2015 In Competition - Feature Films Director , Script / Dialogue
TIAN ZHU DING A TOUCH OF SIN 2013 In Competition - Feature Films Director , Script / Dialogue
HAI SHANG CHUAN QI I WISH I KNEW 2010 Un Certain Regard Film Editor , Director
REN XIAO YAO UNKNOWN PLEASURES 2002 In Competition - Feature Films Director , Script / Dialogue

Awards

A TOUCH OF SIN
TIAN ZHU DING A TOUCH OF SIN 2013 Award for Best Screenplay Director , Script / Dialogue
Jury members
Member - Feature films - 2014
President - Cinéfondation & Short Films - 2007
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Directors

Arnaud DESPLECHIN

Arnaud DESPLECHIN

Director, Actor, Script Writer
Davide DEL DEGAN

Davide DEL DEGAN

Director
James TOBACK

James TOBACK

Ken LOACH

Ken LOACH

Director
Martin RITT

Martin RITT

Mahamat-Saleh HAROUN

Mahamat-Saleh HAROUN

Director, Script Writer
Michelangelo ANTONIONI

Michelangelo ANTONIONI

Script Writer, Director
Sylvain CHOMET

Sylvain CHOMET

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