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Siwei Li was born and raised in Chengdu, China. He is an award-winning cinematographer based in Los Angeles. He is a BAFTA newcomer and an ASC Vision Program Mentee. 


Siwei graduated from the cinematography program at American Film Institute Conservatory (AFI) under the mentorship of Stephen Lighthill, ASC, and Bill Dill, ASC. 


His narrative works have been screened at festivals worldwide. His first feature film, "Fish Bone“ was selected as an outstanding WIP project at the 13th Beijing International Film Festival, and is expected to release in Chinese cinemas in 2023. 


Siwei’s interest in cinematic arts was ignited during his childhood, during which he spent constantly watching movies. To Siwei Li, cinema is the art of discovering and sharing the truth of human emotions.




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