A Chinese young female awards winning filmmaker, is known for Chubby Café (2019), Dao Meng Mei Ying (2018) and Astrall Story (International Cooperation). Became the cover person of magazine Filmmaker Life(August,2022). This is her first time to be a director.
What topic do you discuss in your script? And why? Invader and Defender is a one-take animal silent short documentary. It seems that describing a battle between two pigeons. But when the battle becomes more and more fierce, you will find that pigeons' behaviors are similar to humans. They all fight for living resources and have their own strategies. From this film, I hope human will not think too highly of themselves and deprive animals' resources hardly. Because every single life is fairly precious.
How do people feel after reading your script? Invader and Defender doesn't have script. I was just happened to record pigeons' fight. But from this story, I find pigeons’ personalities are much more complicated that I thought. It is a pity that many animals don't have chances to live enough time and let people learn about them.
Do you think that films can change people for the better or for the worse? Some people already asked me about this question. This time, I just want to say that no matter other filmmakers think. I believe people all know that film is a powerful media, Thus, an indeed decent filmmaker should use it for benefiting audiences, rather than shooting something evil to create gimmicks for making money.
According to 3-act dramaturgy, how would you define your story? This is a documentary with sufficient ups and downs and plot. Different from typical other animal documentaries. Those two pigeons in Invader and Defender really can "act".
How does the main character develop? Animals live by instinct. But how much different from many people?
What actors do you imagine in your project (typologically)? People who act naturally and vividly.
Why do you think your script should attract directors? Because my scripts' styles are much different from traditional commercial and literary films. My scripts encourage audiences to have deeper and more positive thinking for enhancing their lives.
At which festivals did you receive the award? 74th Montecatini International Short Film Festival, one of the longest short film festivals in Europe.
Which screenwriters are your favorite and why? Destiny is the most delicate screenwriter. About which topics are your screenplays? Some realistic level tragedies. But behind tragedies are hopes. What motivates you the most to write screenplays? Encourage people who are experiencing adversities by showing them hopes. What are your plans in future careers? Making more films which can encourage and heal people.