Pengfei was born in a family linked to the Beijing opera scene. His grandfather and his mother both worked in this field: it had a profound influence on him as a consequence and it made him acquire an undeniable attachment to traditional Chinese art and culture. After his diploma in film direction at the “Institut International de l’Image et du Son” in France, he began working from 2008 onwards as assistant director for the Taiwanese filmmaker Tsai Ming-liang. He was assistant director on the film Face (Visage). UNDERGROUNG FRAGRANCE is his first feature film. It received development support from Cinémart Rotterdam, the Torino Filmalb, the Cinereach Award of Sundance Writer Lab and the Cinéfondation of the Cannes Film Festival.
2005 – IDEAL AND REALITY (Short film)
2007 – LUXURY ARTICLE (Short film)