I grew up as an only child, just like the majority of my generation in China. Being an introverted kid, I often made up stories in my head to keep myself company. After coming across Kieslowski's Three Colors trilogy in middle school, I fell in love with the "electric shadows" - as cinema is called in Chinese - and received my MFA in Film from Columbia University fifteen years later.
While my work travels to film festivals across the world, I'm mostly a stay-at-home screenwriter/cook specialized in Chinese food, and occasionally acting in my fellow filmmakers' projects. You can find more of my filmography and bio here.