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Yu Cao (II)

Cao Yu (born August 15, 1974) is a Chinese cinematographer and the founder of Bad Rabbit Pictures. He is a member of both the American and Chinese Society of Cinematographers. Cao Yu began his cinematic career after graduating from the Department of Film Photography at the Beijing Film Academy in 1997. He won the Young Artist Fund of the 54th ... See full bio »

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City of Life and Death Cinematographer
Legend of the Demon Cat Cinematographer
Mountain Patrol Cinematographer
The Eight Hundred Cinematographer


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 2021 1921 (completed)
 2020 My People, My Homeland (director of photography - segment "The Last Class")
 2020 The Eight Hundred (director of photography)
 2019 My People, My Country (segment "The Guiding Star")
 2018 Forever Young
 2016 Bai du ren
 2011 The Law of Attraction (director of photography)
 2010 Color Me Love
 2010 Driverless (director of photography)
 2002 Run Away (Short)
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 2020 Tales of Chinese Filmmakers (TV Mini Series documentary)

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Member of the American Society of Cinematographers (ASC) since 2020.

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