SELF-PORTRAIT

FILMOGRAPHY

THE UGLY MANDARINE
Feature
Director/Writer, in development

CICADA
Short Fiction
Director/Writer, 2020

THE NETTLE
Short Fiction
Director/Writer, 2017

BOHUMIL DECIDES TO DIE
Short Fiction
Director/Writer, 2016

ALL OF ME
Short Fiction
Director/Writer, 2015
                    
KATERINA 4392
Documentary
Director/Writer, 2015
           
ON THE OTHER SIDE
Short Fiction
Director/Writer, 2014
BIOGRAPHY
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. 

EDUCATION
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

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
Swatch Art Peace Hotel
Artist in Residency
Shanghai, China, 2019

Iranian Film Festival
Short Film Jury
Prague, Czech Republic, 2019

Midpoint Feature Launch
Participant
Trieste, Belgrade, Prague, 2018

Mezipatra Queer Film Festival
Short Film Jury
Prague, Czech Republic, 2016

International Filmmaker Academy
Participant
Bologna, Italy, 2015






contact: info@xiepiaoyu.com
Mark