Diao Yinan

Diao Yinan

China

A graduate of the Central Academy of Drama (Beijing) in 1992, Diao has worked as a screenwriter with directors Shi Runjiu (in All the Way) and Zhang Yang (in Spicy Love Soup and Shower). Additionally, Diao has directed two films of his own, 2003's UNIFORM and 2007's NIGHT TRAIN, which premiered in the Un Certain Regard competition at the Cannes Film Festival. His film BLACK COAL, THIN ICE won the Golden Bear for Best Film at the 2014 Berlin International Film Festival. THE WILD GOOSE LAKE (2019) competed for the Palme d'Or at the 72nd Festival de Cannes and had its North-American premiere at Toronto IFF.