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Music

Damo Yang Embraces the Sound of Roy Wang & Backspace in Music Videos ‘Fabulous Nuts’ & ‘Six-Eyed Dragonfly’

Damo Yang recounts the economically contrasting yet equally intense productions of her music videos for both Roy Wang and Backspace.

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Live Action

A Young Girl’s World Is Torn Apart in Yuchao Feng’s Heartbreaking Child Abandonment Short ‘Pearl’

Yuchao Feng reveals how a revelatory phone call with his mother inspired him to make 'Pearl', the tragic story of a young girl abandoned by her family.

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Live Action

A Young Female Weightlifter Finds an Unexpected Source of Support in Johnson Cheng’s Sports Drama ‘Iron Hands’

Johnson Cheng joins us with 'Iron Hands', his short about a 12-year-old girl's bid to join a typically all-boys Chinese youth Olympic weightlifting team.

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Documentary, Film Festival

Jia Zhang-Ke Returns to His Hometown of Fenyang for Chinese History Doc ‘Swimming Out Till the Sea Turns Blue’

DN spoke to legendary director Jia Zhang-ke at Belinale 2020 about returning to his hometown of Fenyang for new doc 'Swimming Out Till the Sea Turns Blue'.

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Documentary

Jonathan Bregel Tracks the World’s Largest Annual Human Migration in Short Doc ‘Chunyun’

Jonathan Bregel reveals the minimalist approach he took when creating documentary short 'Chunyun', a film about the world's largest annual human migration

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Film Festival, Live Action

A Woman Births a Jellyfish in Jian Luo’s ‘What Do You Know About the Water and the Moon’

We speak to Jian Luo about her moving, surreal story of a young woman who gives birth to a live jellyfish 'What Do You Know About the Water and the Moon'.

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Art & Fashion, Documentary, Music

Roni Shao Reveals How China’s Underground Artists Are Pushing the Boundaries of Art & Culture in ‘Frontiers’

Roni Shao explains how he navigated the new frontiers of self-expression defining the future of Chinese art & culture in multi-sensory feast 'Frontiers'.

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Asides, Live Action

Nike – Further Than Ever

Ian Pons Jewell throws us into the thick of the action in 'Further Than Ever' – a kinetic celebration of Chinese female athletes created for Nike.

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Live Action

How Ian Pons Jewell Lined up Viral Success for Nike in Future Football Ad Spot ‘Dare to Become’

DN talks to Ian Pons Jewell about his viral 'Dare To Become' Nike ad spot - an exhilarating playful mix of future tech and dynamically shot football.

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Asides, Live Action

Red

The freeing affirmation of a teen’s cross-dressing comfort is disrupted when they inadvertently bump into their father in Yuchao Feng’s 'Red'.

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Asides, Live Action

Don’t Call Me Precious

Ben Brand demonstrates the resilience of children in 'Don’t Call Me Precious', an ad spot made for Nike China featuring four real-life child athletes.

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Animation

Embracing Human Instinct, Amber Xu’s ‘Luscious’ Denotes Boundless Pleasure Through Fantasy

We speak to Amber Xu about her animated look inside the human psyche and the power of its creativity in fantasy short ‘Luscious’

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