MA Zhandong

November 2014

MA Zhandong works as an independent documentary filmmaker and graphic designer. In 2001, he began making independent documentaries and set up Re-image Studio in 2006. In addition to documentary making and graphic design, MA is an audio-visual artist too. He has made more than ten films, including shorts and feature-length documentaries.


MA’s films were selected in several domestic film festivals and screened in Germany, Netherlands and Iceland. His ONE DAY IN MAY won the Champion of the Feature at the Chinese Documentary Festival in Hong Kong. Moreover ONE DAY IN MAY and LAOZHAO are collected in the Hong Kong University Archive. He works and lives in Chengdu, China.

Recent Exhibitions

MIDA filmmaker plan by DocuChina Channel of SMG, Shanghai
The contemporary documental, the Journey of A Brick , The Circle Art, Shenzhen, China
A4 Contemporary Arts Center, Young Artist Experimental Season One, Chengdu, China
Asian Network of Documentary AND Busan International Film Festival, Korea
TransMedia Art&Fashion Exhibition, Shanghai, China
Chongqing Independent Film & Video Festival, Chongqing, China
CNEX Chinese Doc Forum, Taipei
Chinese Documentary Festival, Hong Kong
“Frequency” live performance/first scene group exhibition, Chengdu, China
“China Time” China independent film 5 city tour, Hamburg, Germany