ON THE BORDER (15 min) China

In a border village, a Chinese teenager of Korean roots aspires to join South Korea. He tries by all means to realize his dream. 

Director - Wei Shujun

Shujun, young director, was born in Beijing in 1991 and is a graduate from Communication University of China. At the age of 14, he began to play roles in

movies, and once starred in Gobi's Motherand Internet Youth.In 2016, Shujun's debut film Duck Neck was nominated for the 21st South Korea’s Busan International Film Festival's A Window on Asia Cinema. In 2017, he was the recipient of Young Director Award at the third Wu Tianming Film Forum for Youth Talent for his suspense film The Silent Incident. At the end of that year, his short movie On the Border was selected to the Official Competition of the 71st Cannes Film Festival. His experience of being an actor and unique growth environment endowed him with eloquence and a keen insight into life. The youthhe has shot is real and sharp. His self-directed feature film named Striding into the Winds will be shot at the end of 2018, focusing on the difficulties the young man face when growing up.

Director: Wei Shujun

Cinematography: Wang Jiehang

Editing: Chen Shi Kong

Sound Design: Wang Zhao, Zheng Bin

Music: George Neal

Art Director: Tang Jun

Lighting Engineer: Liu Jinsong

Sound Mixing: Wang Zheng

Poster Design: Lin Xiaoqiang

Co-Producer: Liu Xitao

Producer: Qiu Jiaqiu, Zuo Wenjuan

Associate Director: Li Shaohua, Xie Jiaqi


Li Zhenming

Cui Yuna

Peng Fei

Gang Yanming

Wei Shujun

Gao Yang

Zhao Lihua