Qing Xie graduated from the Victorian College of Arts with her film Red Water Red winning the Film Victoria Award, Best Film (GDipFT) and which went on to captivate audiences across Europe, Asia and the USA. In 2010, she was selected by acclaimed auteur Hou Hsiao-Hsien to attend the 47th Taipei Golden Horse Film Festival Film Academy, where she was mentored by the 2010 Festival de Cannes Palme d'Or winner Apichatpong Weerasethakul (Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives.) The film festival that presented Ang Lee, David Lynch and The Coen Brothers with their very 1st awards - WorldFest Housten - recognized Qing's unique directorial talent with a Platinum Award in 2011. Qing is committed to telling stories that touch upon the real with a global audience, and is currently developing her debut feature.


After graduating with first class honours in Social Theory & Chinese in 2001 from the University of Melbourne, Adam’s PhD research led him to work with award winning filmmaker and scholar, Geremie Barmé (The Gate of Heavenly Peace), and for celebrated ‘5th generation’ director, Li Shaohong (Silver Bear, Berlinale. 1995 | Best Film, Tribeca. 2005). Since 2006, as founding producer of MirrorStage Media, Adam has partnered with Qing on numerous crossplatform digital media projects. Red Water Red is their first 35mm collaboration. He is currently developing a documentary on political passion with prize-winning social theorist Michael Dutton. Adam is also a Cheung Kong Endeavour Australia Awardee.


László was born in Budapest and began his career as a camera assistant for the Hungarian Film Company MAFILM. He studied at the Academy of Dramatic and Cinematic Art, Film and Television in Budapest, and worked on a number of features, shorts and documentaries before he immigrated to Perth in 1988. Since moving to Melbourne in 1992, he has been the DOP on a number of Australian features, shorts and television series, including True Love and Chaos, Soft Fruit, Roy Höllsdotter Live, Curtain, Noise (Sundance 2007). He was nominated for an AFI Award 2007, and won the FCCA award for his cinematography on Noise. Laszlo also won a Gold ACS Award from the Australian Cinematographer’s Society in 2009 for his cinematography on Red Water Red.


In 2003, Gabriel won acceptance to the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra’s Young Composers’ Program, and went on to study composition with Stuart Greenbaum at the Melbourne Conservatorium. With his thorough classical training and encouragement from renowned Australian film composer Cezary Skubiszewski, Gabriel quickly established himself as a freelance composer and orchestrator. He has composed for an eclectic range of projects, including fashion runway shows, advertising, documentary and film.


Ferdinand is one of Australia's most versatile and distinguished actors. He has worked with some of the world’s most acclaimed directors and actors, including: Michael Caine, Cate Blanchett, Sam Neill, Hugo Weaving, Joan Chen, Bruce Beresford, Phillip Noyce, Tony Ayres and Rowan Woods. His recent feature film credits include The Quiet American, Mao’s Last Dancer, The Home Song Stories, and Little Fish. Ferdinand has also appeared in several acclaimed short films, mini-series and telemovies, including the international cult TV drama We Can Be Heroes.


Susanna’s repertoire includes a number of commercials, TV series and the lead in Faker’s This Heart Attack music video. Her feature film début – Citizen Jia Li – is currently in post-production.