Where were you born, where did you grow up, where do you live now?
I was born in Inner Mongol, and grew up in Beijing. At the moment, I live in Calgary.
First film you made, and where and when?
I made my first feature during graduate school in New York in 2016. The film is called A Little Wisdom and takes place in Lumbini, Nepal.
Latest film you made, and where and when?
I am currently in production of my second feature Inspirare. It’s taking place under the water.
Describe your current living space.
Currently, I live in a house in a quiet suburb that is surrounded by nature. Before March, I was quarantined inside of an apartment in Beijing. I feel lucky now I get to walk outside.
Worst thing about being in isolation?
Adapting to the changes.
Best thing about being in isolation?
Resetting the pace of life, and finding out what the real important things in life are.
Favourite book to read in isolation?
Haven’t read any.
Favourite music to listen to in isolation?
Haven’t really listened to any.
Favourite movies to watch in isolation?
Haven’t really watched a movie that I can call my favourite.
Favourite meal in isolation?
I started to learn to cook during isolation so at the moment everything I make would be my favourite.
What’s the last best thing you cooked?
I learnt how to make Pho, it was really good.