One of China’s leading cinematographers since the 1980s, Lu Yue has worked alongside directors including Zhang Yimou, John Woo and Feng Xiaogang and on the directorial debuts of filmmakers including Joan Chen.
In 1996, he was nominated for an Academy Award for his work on Zhang Yimou’s Shanghai Triad. In 2009, he won China’s prestigious Golden Rooster award for his breakthrough cinematography on Feng Xiaogang’s Assembly that presented the insanity of war with striking realistic visuals that broke new ground for Chinese cinema.
Lu is also active as a director and his most recent film as a director, The Obscure (2007), was invited to the Venice Film Festival.
2010 APSA Nominee – Aftershock – Trailer