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Xiaoding Zhao


Xiaoding Zhao is a cinematographer and director, known for House of Flying Daggers (2004), Curse of the Golden Flower (2006) and Shadow (2018). See full bio »

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Known For

House of Flying Daggers Cinematographer
(2004)
Curse of the Golden Flower Cinematographer
(2006)
Shadow Cinematographer
(2018)
Cliff Walkers Cinematographer
(2021)

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 2022 Snipers
 2021 Cliff Walkers (director of photography)
 2020 One Second (director of photography)
 2018 Shadow (director of photography)
 2016/I The Great Wall (director of photography)
 2014 Coming Home
 2013 Who's your flavor (TV Mini Series)
 2012 The Assassins
 2011 The Flowers of War (director of photography)
 2010 Under the Hawthorn Tree (director of photography)
 2010 Welcome to Shamatown (as Xiao-Ding Zhao)
 2010 Little Big Soldier (director of photography)
 2010 True Legend (director of photography)
 2009 A Woman, a Gun and a Noodle Shop (director of photography)
 2008 An Empress and the Warriors (director of photography - as Zhao Xiao Ding)
 2008 Kung Fu Dunk
 2007 To Each His Own Cinema (segment "En Regardent le Film")
 2005 The Forbidden City (TV Series documentary) (director of photography - 12 episodes)
- Yong Yuan De Gu Gong (2005) ... (director of photography)
- Guo Bao Da Liu Qian (2005) ... (director of photography)
- Cong Huang Gong Dao Bo Wu Yuan (2005) ... (director of photography)
- Gong Ting Xi Yang Feng (2005) ... (director of photography)
- Gu Gong Cang Yu (2005) ... (director of photography)
 2005 Riding Alone for Thousands of Miles (director of photography)
 2004 Making of House of Flying Daggers (Documentary short)
 2002 Spring Subway
 1993 Lin shi ba ba
 1993 Sub-Husband
 1992 Divorce Wars
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Alternate Names:

Zhao Xiao Ding | Xiao-Ding Zhao
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Member of the American Society of Cinematographers (ASC) since 2019.

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