Tianhao Xu is a young Chinese film director. Born in Zhejiang province, he moved to London aged six, where he currently lives and works. He graduated from Oxford University in Fine Arts, and from Goldsmiths in Film Studies. 

Tian is currently working on an independent feature documentary in a martial arts boarding school in Dengfeng, China.

Email: tian.yiwu@live.co.uk

Phone: +44 7833 86 8888

Solo Exhibitions
2017 A two-metre candle submerged in a lake, burning until extinguished by rain, depleted of air, or wax, Worcester Lake, Oxford
Resonance, Dolphin Gallery, Oxford

Group Exhibitions
2017 Ruskin Degree Show 2017, Ruskin School of Art, Oxford
Pending, New College, Oxford
2016 Nightshow, Port Meadow, Oxford
Flux, Dolphin Gallery, Oxford
Ruskin Shorts, Modern Art Oxford
Dolphiennale, Dolphin Gallery, St John’s, Oxford
Piñata, Brasenose College, Oxford
ANIMA: Music with Animation, St Hilda’s College, Oxford
2015 Videovada, Ovada Gallery, Oxford
Ruskin First Year Show, Ruskin School of Art, Oxford
Slice, Brasenose College, Oxford
ANIMA: Music with Animation, St Hilda’s College, Oxford
2014 The Body Electric, Freud’s, Oxford
Adult Ceremony, Central Academy of Fine Arts, Beijing
2019 Deep Sleep – Short Film 1st AD. Script Sup.
2018 36 Exposures – Short Film Script Sup.
Veni Emmanuel – Music Promo Cam. Edit
CUKRUN – Promo Video Dir. Dop. Edit
Victor Wong Fashion Show – Fashion Show Prod. Edit.
Mentality – Music Video Co-dir. Edit.
Common Art Space – Promo Video Dir. Dop. Edit.
Shaolin Combat School – Documentary Short Dir. Edit.
The Donut – Short Film Art Dir.
Jerk – Short Film, dir. Raine Allen-Miller Runner
VIP Pandamonia – TV CommercialVipshop Dop. Edit.
In Godstow (TBA) – Short Film Dir. Edit.
Ladiera – Music VideoDa Lata Edit.
2017 A Day Before Christmas – Commercial Video Dir. Dop. Edit.
Shaolin Kids Preparation – Promo Video Dir. Dop. Edit.
Poetics of Space – Short Film 1st AC.
Running – Commercial Video Dir. Dop. Edit.
Brothers In Arms – TV SeriesTVB Production Assistant
Hands Up, Short Film Dop. Edit.
Puddle Watching, Short Film Dop. Edit
Kungfu – Short Film Dir. Edit.
So Many Dreams To Choose From! – Music Video    Co-dir. Edit.
12 (TBA) – Feature Film Dop.
Cassandra – Short Film Dop.
Oxfordshire Recovery College – Promo Video Dir. Dop. Edit.
2016 This – Short Film Dop. Edit.
Summer & Smoke – Promo Video Dir. Dop. Edit.
Shaolin Combat School – Promo Video Dir. Dop. Edit.
Kate – Short Film Gaffer
Saving Turtles – Short Film Dop. Edit.
Catching Light – Short Animation Dir. Dop. Edit.
2015 Little Boy – Short Film Co-dir. Dop. Edit.
V-Day – TV Broadcast AD.
Luolin – Short Film Co-dir. Dop. Edit.
2014 Shaolin Combat School – Promo Video Dir. Dop. Edit
Tianhao Xu
b. 1995, Yiwu, China.

Education
2014 – 2017 BFA Fine Art (1st), Ruskin School of Art, Oxford University
2013 – 2014 Experimental Fine Art, Central Academy of Fine Arts (CAFA)

Work
2019 China Xinhua News Network Corporation Translator for “Seasons of China” documentary series.
2015 – present Freelance Filmmaker Adverts, music videos, promotional films, shorts and feature films.
2018 – present Shaolin Temple UK Martial arts instructor.
2018 Somesuch Intern
2014 – present Shaolin Temple UK Videographer, photographer, graphic designer.
2016 Simon Preston Gallery Intern
Bold Tendencies Gallery Intern
2011 – 2012 Shaolin Temple UK Receptionist and admin

Skills Black Magic Cameras (BMPC, URSA, BMPCC), FS700, DSLRs.
Adobe Creative Suite (Premiere Pro, After Effects), Final Cut.

Languages Chinese (Mandarin) and English.