Born and raised in Southern China, Piaoyu  received her MFA in Directing at FAMU in 2018. Piaoyu’s short film The Nettle (2017), a coming-of-age queer drama, premiered at BFI Flare and was selected by many other festivals, for instance Palm Springs Shortfest, and shortlisted for the prestigious Iris Prize.

Piaoyu is preparing her feature debut The Ugly Mandarine with producer Veronika Kührová. The project was selected to Midpoint’s Project Lab and received the Coco award during the pitching at Karlovy Vary FF. Piaoyu is currently doing her residency at Swatch Art Peace Hotel in Shanghai. 

FAMU - Film and TV School of the Academy of Performing Arts in Prague
Master of Fine Arts (M.F.A)
Film Directing
2013 - 2018

Hong Kong Baptist University
Bachelor of Arts (B.A.)
Cinema and Television
2009 - 2013

The Ugly Mandarine (in development)

Cicada (in post)

The Nettle (2017)

Bohumil Decides to Die (2016)

All of Me (2015)
Katerina 4392 (2015)    
On the Other Side (2014)