Nomination Details

Ceremony Year 2017

Nomination Detail

Known for his ‘obsession with light’, Lyu Songye was born and raised in Hulun Buir, China. He graduated from St Petersburg State University of Film and Television in 2008, having majored in cinematography and since 2010 has taught cinematography at China’s Hulunbeier University. Lyu lensed Director Pema Tseden’s much acclaimed black and white feature Tharlo (2015), which premiered in competition in Venice’s Horizons section and garnered four nominations at the 52nd Golden Horse Awards including Best Cinematography for Lyu. Lyu is an APSA Academy Member and was awarded a Special Mention for Achievement in Cinematography for Tharlo. He also lensed the 2017 APSA Best Youth Feature Film nominee, The Summer is Gone.


The Asia Pacific Screen Academy expresses its respect for and acknowledgement of the South East Queensland Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities. We pay our respects to the Traditional Owners of country, including the custodial communities on whose land works are created and celebrated by the Asia Pacific Screen Awards. We acknowledge the continuing connection to land, waters and communities. We also pay our respects to Elders, past and emerging. We recognise the integral role Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander and First Nations peoples continue to play in storytelling and celebration spaces.

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