Born in Xi’an, Shaanxi Province, China, in 1967, Wang Bing studied photography at the Lu Xun Academy of Fine Art and cinematography at Beijing Film Academy. He began his career as an independent filmmaker in 1999. Discovered in 2003, West of the Tracks, a documentary work of more than 9 hours long, encountered a great success internationally. Besides feature documentary, he is also active in video installation, directed several fictions and started a noteworthy work in photography.

Filmography

Mrs Fang (2017), Bitter Money (2016), Ta’ang (2016), Til madness do us part (2013), Alone (2012), Three sisters (2012), The Ditch (2010), Man With No Name (2009), Coal Money (2008), Crude Oil (2008), Brutality Factory (2007), Fengming, a Chinese Memoir (2007), Tie Xi Qu: West of the Tracks (2003)