Du Haibin, Director/Producer
Du Haibin is an independent documentary director, with a background in Photography and Fine Arts (Beijing Film Academy graduation 2000). His filmography includes: Along the Railway about homeless children surviving on abandoned trains (2000, Special Mention, Yamagata Documentary Film Festival); Beautiful Men about transvestite performers in Sichuan (2005, Best Doc Asia, Pusan); Umbrella about the changing economic and social landscape in China (2007, Competition Orizzonti, Venice); and 1428 about the the survivors of the Great Sichuan Earthquake (2009, Orizzonti Doc Prize, Venice Film Festival).
Ben Tsiang, Producer
Ben Tsaing is the CEO and co-founder of CNEX Foundation Limited. Established in 2007, CNEX is a social enterprise for innovative documentary making and promotion in Chinese society. Tsiang has produced more than 30 documentary films, including award-winning film 1428 (2009) which was awarded Orizzonti Prize for Best Documentary at 2009 Venice International Film Festival, and box office hit KJ: Music and Life that screened in the Hong Kong cinema for more than 8 months. CNEX runs film festivals, nation-wide campus tours, and an online documentary channel in the Greater China region.