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Best STUDENT FILM JURY 2021
Recently named a 2021 Forbes 30 Under 30 honoree, Hao Zheng is an award-winning director transitioned from being a professional actor in popular Chinese films and TV shows.
Graduated from AFI (Directing) and Emerson College (Film Production), he has made short films with international recognition including the Student Academy Award, European Independent Film Festival, AT&T Film Award, Show Me Shorts New Zealand (Best International Film Award) among more than 100 film festivals.
After participating at the 2019 First International Film Festival Directing Lab, he is now selected as a 2020 Disney Launchpad Director and a 2020 HBOAccess Directing Fellow, where he continues to explore multi-genre stories on the theme of searching for identity and belonging.
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