Juror of the 10th FIRST International Film Festival, film editor. He edited over 70 films in his career of over 30 years. From the Taiwan New Film to Taiwan cinema in the new century and to the mainland cinema, his work spread through out the sinophile cinema and he has been supportive to the new generation’s filmmaking.
Juror of the 10th FIRST International Film Festival, professor of Film Department, School of Arts of New York University, doctoral supervisor. Her works include Mansion in a Dream; Romantic History on the Screen: Urban Culture and Shanghai Films; Urban Generation: Chinese Films and Society at the Turn of the Century and DV-Made China: Digital Subjects and Social Transformations after Independent Film.
Juror of the 11th FIRST International Film Festival, artist, film editor, documentary researcher and critic. He has edited films including Tie Xi Qu, I Wish I Knew, Still Life and A Touch of Sin. His published books including Making Documentary and Jia Zhangke: The Hometown Trilogy (Coauthor with Zhang Yaxuan and Gu Zheng). Lin also coauthored Forty Years Story with Chen Danqing and Han Xin.
Member of the Nomination Jury of the 11th FIRST International Film Festival, film critic and film curator. She always applies her film criticism and curation practice in the area of creative images. She also co-authors books like Woks Making Creation Comments, Jia Zhangke’s ‘Hometown Trilogy’, and Film+.
Member of the Nomination Jury of the 11th FIRST International Film Festival, documentary filmmaker. Graduated from LuXun Academy of Fine Arts. His works include documentaries Farewell Yuan Ming Yuan, Paper Airplanes, City Scene, By the River, Petition, and Behemoth. He is also an outstanding video artist and photographer.
Member of the Nomination Jury of the 11th FIRST International Film Festival, former film curator at the Ullens Center for Contemporary Art. Organizer of the film exhibition of 2014 Venice Architecture Biennial. Poll contributor of Sight & Sound’s list of The Greatest Documentaries of All Time. Jury of Copenhagen International Documentary Film Festival. Producer of Geng Jun’s film Free and Easy. Co-producer of Li Xiaofeng’s film Ash. Project producer of Artists’ Films.
Member of the Nomination Jury of the 10th FIRST International Film Festival. Wei started making documentaries since 2005. He is known for The Sound and The City and The Days series. His films have shortlisted in Yunnan Multi Culture Visual Festival, China Independent Film Festival, FIRST International Film Festival, Beijing Independent Film Festival and Kochi-Muziris Biennale.
Member of the Nomination Jury of the 9th FIRST International Film Festival, director and writer. Directory work including Falling from the Sky, A Song of Love, Maybe, The Interceptor from My Hometown and The Road. He published non-fiction literature The Road in Taiwan in 2014.
Member of the Nomination Jury of the 9th FIRST International Film Festival, documentarian, African cinema scholar, Litt.D at Beijing Film Academy.
Filmed documentary works include Dove of Seattle, Seattle? Seattle! etc. and scholarly literature including About Africa's Movie, Refused to colonization of the image - Response of African Filmmaker to The European and American Movies etc.
Member of the Semi-Final Jury of the 11th and 10th FIRST Financing Forum. Now a feature film producer, Yang was the programmer of China Independent Film Festival, General Manager of Heaven Pictures Culture & Media and Vice President of Laurel Films. He has now founded Nezha Brothers Pictures. He has participated in the production and distribution of films such as Ghost in the Mountains (2017), My Original Dream (2015), River Road (2014), Fly with the Crane (2012), Emperor Visits the Hell (2012), Don’t Expect Praise (2012) and Have a Nice Day (2017). Have a Nice Day is the first Chinese animated feature to enter the main competition at the Berlin International Film Festival.