Director YANG Yishu born in Jiangsu and graduated from Chinese National Academy of Arts in 2007. She is currently a professor of Shanghai University and Nanjing University. Her documentary Who is Hao Ran(2006) was selected for the Locarno International Film Festival, Hong Kong International Film Festival and China Independent Film Festival. One Summer, the first fiction film of Yishu YANG, was selected for the Busan Film Festival of Korean in 2014, Vesoul Film Festival of France in 2015, Hamburg Film Festival of Germany in 2015 and Taiwan Women Film Festival. It won Prix Du Jury and the Best Fiction Film of the year in Beijing Independent Film Festival. Lush Reeds is her second fiction.