Yitong Liu

A graduate in film production atBrooklyn College in New York, he wrote the hit novel The Aunt's PostmodernLife out of his childhood experiences when as a college student. The shortfilms "Transition" and "Here She Comes," both of which werewritten and directed while in the United States, were shortlisted at severalinternational film festivals. As a casting director, Liu scouted Hollywoodchild star Ripley Sobo. In 2010, he joined the National Board of Review ofMotion Picture, known as the “weathervane of the Oscars”, and became the firstChinese member and judge of the National Board of Review of Motion Picture inits centenary years.