ADAM JAMES SMITH (co-director/co-producer)
Adam is a Stanford-educated documentary filmmaker from England. His films focus on characters experiencing rapid change in their lives. To date, he has produced, directed and edited four short documentaries in America; The Diner, Love & Allegiance (co-dir Tijana Petrovic), Shangri-La, Role Play, and one feature documentary in China: The Land of Many Palaces (co-dir Song Ting). Adam is currently in post-production on Americaville, his second feature-documentary, about the replica Wyoming town of Jackson Hole in Hebei, China, at the Visual Anthropology Lab, University of Cambridge. In addition to making his own films, he has worked for TED, the Journal Sentinel, Rabbit Bandini Productions, Stanford’s Office of Public Affairs, the China Central Academy of Fine Arts, and the Chinese National Academy of Painting.
SONG TING 宋婷 (co-director/co-producer)
As a director and cinematographer, Ting’s short films have screened in many international film festivals. She was selected for the Asian Film Academy of the Busan International Film Festival in 2011 and the Golden Horse Academy at Taipei Golden Horse International Film Festival in 2011. Ting produced the feature film “Her Love Story” in 2011, directed by Gu Qiao. She gained her MFA degree in Film Production from the Tisch School of the Arts at New York University and holds dual BAs in English Literature and Finance from the University of International Business & Economics in Beijing. She has worked on films in China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, USA, Singapore, Korea, Japan and Indonesia.
QIHAN WANG 王其寒 (co-producer)
A bilingual producer/director and a graduate from Beijing University's History Department, Qihan Wang has more than twenty years of experience in both documentary and narrative fields in China. Currently, she is producing “Born in China", a wild life movie jointly funded by Disney and SMG. Prior to that, she has produced a series of documentary projects broadcasted on China Central Television, BBC, Channel 4, National Geographic and CBC Television.
ROB SCALES (composer)
Rob graduated from Leeds College of music in 2008, whilst following his lifelong passion of becoming a professional musician. Rob now writes music for a diverse range of media, including films, trailers, adverts and video games. An accomplished violinist and guitar player, Rob uses these skills to bring his compositions to life. Rob regularly writes music for various production libraries, and much of his music has been used throughout the world, by companies such as Sony, Sky, ABC and Fox, to name a few.
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