Yung Chang

Yung Chang is the award-winning director of Up the Yangtze《沿江而上》(2007), China Heavyweight《千錘百鍊》(2012), and The Fruit Hunters (2012). Chang’s films have screened in cinemas world-wide and at international film festivals including Sundance, Berlin, Toronto, and IDFA. His critically acclaimed films have won awards in Paris, Milan, Vancouver, San Francisco, the Canadian Genie, Taiwan Golden Horse, Cinema Eye Honors and have been nominated at Sundance, the Independent Spirit Awards and the Emmys. He is currently completing a screenplay for his first dramatic feature, Eggplant,《茄子》and developing a feature documentary about Robert Fisk, the controversial Middle East correspondent. His latest, Gatekeeper, is on the festival circuit and will be broadcast on Field of Vision, Laura Poitras' curated online film unit. Chang is a member of the Directors Guild of Canada and the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.