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Piaoyu Xie

Piaoyu Xie

Links

Projects
The Ugly Mandarine

Programs
MIDPOINT Feature Launch 2018

News
MIDPOINT presents new exciting projects at KVIFF 2018
MIDPOINT’s success stories in Karlovy Vary

Biography

Born and raised in southern China. Piaoyu moved to Prague after receiving a bachelor degree in film in Hong Kong Baptist University, and to pursue her MFA degree in directing in Film and TV School of the Academy of Performing Arts in Prague (FAMU) since 2013. Her previous shorts On the Other Side (2014), All of Me (2015) and documentary Katerina 4392 (2014) among others were screened at numerous festivals and also on Czech TV. Her latest film The Nettle (2017), a coming-of-age queer drama, premiered in BFI Flare and selected into the official selection of Palm Spring International Shortfest and many other festivals, recently it's been shortlisted for the Iris Prize (one of the prestigious awards for LGBT shorts). Piaoyu is currently working on the post-production of her new short film Cicada. The Ugly Mandarine is Piaoyu’s first feature project.

Country

China

Professions

Director, Writer