Jing Zhao, a filmmaker and video artist born in Beijing, is based in London. She graduated from the London Film School and is a BAFTA Connect member.

 

Drawing from her background in Psychology, she sees filmmaking as a form of exposure therapy, utilizing her experiences, thoughts, and reflections in her work. Her film traverses both fiction and non-fiction, exploring a wide spectrum of storytelling with a focus on authentic, nuanced female characters navigating complex intimate relationships. Her current research and creative interests include multicultural conflict, modern adaptation of mythology, and exploring stage space in moving images.

 

The films she has written, directed, or produced have been recognized internationally, including at Cannes La Cinéf, Slamdance, Visions du Réel, Nara International Film Festival and more.

 

 

News:

Praeis, the film she produced, had its world premiere at La Cinéf, Festival de Cannes on 21st May 2024.

 

Her new work, Place in the Non-Place: Transit Operas, which has been nominated for the FluxusMuseum Prize for Experimental Video, will be exhibited in Paros, Greece, from June to September 2024.

 

She is currently in London preparing her first VR film Snow, Tiger, Reunion which has been selected as one of the five finalists (In-Development Project, Short Film) in the Eye Catcher Global 2024 - International Pitching Forum 2024 (Hong Kong).

Treatment available upon request.