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Commercial Directors

Zhang Yimou

Zhang Yimou is a director, producer, writer, actor, and former cinematographer. He made his directorial debut in 1987 with Red Sorghum. Zhang has won numerous awards and recognitions for his films which include Hero, The House of Flying Daggers, The Flowers of War and The Road Home which one the Grand Jury Prize at the Berlin Film Festival. Adding to his honors, Zhang was chosen to direct the opening and closing ceremonies of the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing, China, for which, Steven Spielberg commented "In one evening of visual and emotional splendor, he educated, enlightened, and entertained us all."