Qiu Yang

Chinese nationality

Born on September 22nd, 1989 in Changzhou (China)

Next Step 7th Session

Qiu grew up in Changzhou before studying painting and film in Australia. After winning the Short Film Palme d’Or in 2017 with A Gentle Night, he comes back to his hometown with She Runs, awarded the Leitz Cine Discovery Prize during the 58th edition of La Semaine de la Critique. The story of a teenager who tries to find freedom within a suffocating sports hall.