MONGOLIAN PING PONG is Ning Hao’s third feature film. His previous film, INCENSE, received international acclaim at festivals worldwide, such as Locarno, San Sebastian, Vancouver and Tokyo’s Filmex 2003, where it was awarded Best Film.
Ning Hao was born in 1977 in the Yellow River valley Shanxi province of China. He studied scenic design at Shanxi Taiyuan Film School and was accepted to the Art Department of Beijing University. In 2003, he graduated from the Photography Department of the Beijing Film Academy.
While still studying, Ning Hao worked on several Chinese TV productions. He also directed dozens of Chinese music videos which have appeared on MTV Asia and have won him several awards.