Yiguo Chen

Yiguo Chen

China

Biography

Yiguo Chen, born in Shanghai in March, 1986, is one of the leading emerging commercial directors in China. Once a civil servant and semi-professional racing driver, he became fascinated with filmmaking in 2013 and self-educated in producing, editing, and directing. He has quickly risen as an A-list commercial director ever since and worked for the 2015 promo video for Alibaba Group, the 2016 promo video for Antfin, the trailer for the nation-wide aired Comedy Show Laughter Summit Season 2, first promo video for MYBank, and the promo video for Baidu World Conference, along with a lot of other top-notch brands. Strongly stylized, Yiguo Chen has a strong control over story structure and visual rhythm, and tends to weave personal experience and sensibilities into storytelling. His 2017 interactive narrative short NO WORRY TOWN garnered a record 10 million views. His short thriller 11:50 was selected into 2019 Tribeca Film Festival Narrative Short Competition and the competition of Bucheon Intl Film Festival.

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