Tsang Tsui Shan
Best New Director of the 31st Hong Kong Film Award 2012. Beginning with short film productions, her works have been presented internationally. Her films have typically focused on female stories on humanitarian grounds. In 2008 her first-directed feature film Lovers On the Road won the Best Drama Award of the 8th South Taiwan Film Festival. And her second feature Big Blue Lake has succeeded internationally, it won the Jury Special Award of the Golden Koala Chinese Film Festival 2013 and the Asian New Talent Jury Prix of the Shanghai International Film Festival 2012. Tsang finished her French/ Hong Kong co-production feature documentary Flowing Stories (2014), receiving the FilmAid Asia’s Humanitarian Award in 2016. Apart from narrative feature films, Tsang keeps pushing her boundary to dialogues with different art disciplines, she has been collaborating with local dancers from 2015 making dance video works. In 2020, her first VR project Chroma 11 was officially selected by the 79th Venice International Film Festival of La Biennale di Venezia, “Venice Immersive” section.