Lu Chuan (Director/Writer)
Cao Yu (Director of Photography)
|1998 - present||Director of the Creative Center, China Film Group|
|1998||Master's degree in Film Studies, Dept. of Directing, Beijing Film Academy|
|1993||Bachelor's degree in English Language, People’s Liberation Army International Affairs|
|2003||Writer/Director, Mountain Patrol: Kekexili|
|2001||Writer/Director, The Missing Gun|
|1999||Writer, TV series, "Black Hole" |
|Awards for The Missing Gun|
|2002||Selected by Venice Film Festival "Up Stream" unit |
|2002||Best Film Debut at Beijing University Film Festival |
|2002||Best Film of Young Artist Category, "News Weekly" Annual Awards |
|2002||Global Ten Best Films/Director of the Year, "STV Weekly"|
|2002||Best Film/Best Director/Best Debut/Best Actor, Chinese Film Media Awards|
|2000||Best Script, Taiwan Script Award|
Cao Yu graduated from the Department of Film Photography at the Beijing Film Academy in 1997 and is now based at the Beijing Film Studios. Prior to shooting Kekexili
, he won the Young Artist Fund of the 54th Cannes Film Festival in 1997 for his graduation work, Waiting to Dodge.
He was the DP of the film, Flying like a Feather,
which won the Locarno International Film Festival Committee Special Award in 2001. His commercial advertising work includes: "A Crucial Moment" for China Telecom; Motorola C388, C289 mobiles; Siemens Mini8088 mobiles, which won Best Photography Award in NY Advertisement Festival; "Team China" for Pepsi. "World Cup" for Coca-Cola; "Children’s Friend" for McDonald's; and "Xrisp" for Nestle ice cream.
Lu Dong and Han Chunlin (Production Designers)
Lu Dong graduated from the Department of Stage Design at the Shanghai Academy of Drama in 1997. His previous work includes: Kala, My Dog!
(2002); Eyes of a Beauty
(2002);The Missing Gun
(2001) and TV series, "Black Hole" (2001).
Han Chunlin studied at the Middle School attached to the China Institute of Arts from 1988-1992. He graduated from the Department of Stage Design, the Central Academy of Drama in 2002. His work was then selected by the Bragg Stage Design Exhibition. Kekexili
is his first feature film.