Jia Zhang-Ke

Writer/Director, A Touch of Sin
Nominated for: Best International Film

JIA ZHANG-KE was born in 1970 in Fenyang, Shanxi Province of China. He graduated from the Beijing Film Academy and made his first feature film Xiao Wu in 1998. He now lives in Beijing and is actively involved in the filmmaking scene in China. Still Life won the Golden Lion Award (Best Film) at the 63rd Venice International Film Festival in 2006.