Rain Li
 

SHOWREEL

 
 

FEATURE FILM

 

BEJING NEW YORK

DIRECTED BY RAIN LI

Beijing New York entwines through time, distance and culture. The story is set in the backdrop of the unique cultural timing,  2008 -  the highlight of China and downfall of US. It tells an epic yet intimate story about a woman caught in between two men, two countries, dream and reality. 

 

The film Beijing New York has won 5 awards INCLUDING but not limited to THE Award of Excellence Special Mention at the ACCOLADE FILM FESTIVAL and BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY & FEATURE FILM AT THE INDIEFEST 2016. Beijing New york also received more then 20 nominations at 8 film festivals worldwide. 

 
 

SHORT FILM

 
 

US

 

It’s a touching story about a Mother and a Daughter who finally reunite after having not been touch for ten years. When the daughter finds her mother she is suffering from Alzheimer diseases. It explores an interesting bond between mother and daughter. 

The film is dedicated to all Mothers on Mother’s Day” and has received 70M online viewers on a single day. An internet sensation.
 

 
 
 
 

COMMERCIAL

 

 BAUME & MERCER

"Union"

 feat Cheng Kun

 

SECOO

"Shopping"

 

 

MARIESTADS

"Celebration to the best memory" 

WESTIN

"A Better Life"

 feat Liu Tao

 

SECOO  

"Wedding"

 

 
 

SECOO

"Father"

 

 

DOVE

Chocolate

feat Tang Wei

 
 
 

FASHION

&

INSTALLATION 

 

 YOHJI YAMAMOTO

"Mam With A Suitcase" 

 

DRIED VAN NOTEN

 

 

INSTALLATION

"Awakening"

PHILIP LIM 3.1

"After Dark"

 

INSTALLATION

"Red"

 
 

FEATURE FILM

 
 

Beijing New York

is a touching and complex love story that bridges time, distance and culture, intertwining the lives of two Chinese childhood friends and an American artist. It is set against the backdrop of economic power shift between China and America. As the film's complex love triangle takes the audience on a wild ride, interweaving its way through the plot and each character's unique existence, it ultimately forces each of them to face life's eternal questions head-on.

BEIJING, NEW YORK is a truthful and thrilling look into the journey to find true happiness and the joy, pain and adventure that ensues when one is forced to integrate their dreams into reality. 

THE FILM BEIJING NEW YORK HAS WON 5 AWARDS INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE AWARD OF EXCELLENCE SPECIAL MENTION AT THE ACCOLADE FILM FESTIVAL AND BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY & FEATURE FILM AT THE INDIEFEST 2016. BEIJING NEW YORK AD ALSO RECEIVED MORE THEN 20 NOMINATION AT 8 FILM FESTIVALS WORLDWIDE. 


Paranoid Park

The film is an adaptation of Blake Nelsons grim coming of age novel, of the same name.

Alex is a withdrawn 16 year old boy who discovers Paranoid Park. Here is where he writes about his experiences including a guard being killed, trying to relieve his feeling of guilt. While dealing with the common teenage angst including the separation process of his parents and the sexual heat of his virgin girlfriend Jennifer.

This film received the 60th Anniversary award at Cannes Film Festival 2008. It has won 6 other awards including Best Director and Cinematographer and has had more than 10 nomination for other awards worldwide.  


Paris Je T'aime

Paris Je t'aime is about the plurality of cinema in one mythic location: Paris, the city of love. Twenty filmmakers have have minutes each: the audience must weave a single narrative out of twenty moments. Each transition starts with the last show of the previous film, extending the enchantment and the emotion of the previous segment. The common theme is Paris and love fuses all. 

This Film won Best Foreign Romance Trailer at the Golden TrailEr awards.

 


UNCERTAINTY

A young couple, Kate and Bobby, flip a coin on the Brooklyn Bridge to determine the paths their lives take that day, the Fouth of July. The green path takes them to Brooklyn where they spend a quiet day with Kate's family, coming to a better understanding of their status as a couple. The yellow path takes them to manhattan where they are being chased by a gunman and are in the centre of a dangerous crime ring involving large amounts of money. 

 


OCEAN HEAVEN

Explores the subject of paternal love and autism in kids. 

 

ocean heaven won best male acotr at the the golden phoenix award, outstanding new actor at the Huabiao film awards and also had several other nominations at both the beijing student film festival choice awards and hundred flowers awards. 

 
 

  COMMERCIAL

 
 

BAUME & MERCIER

"Union"

feat Cheng Kun

WESTIN

"A beautiful life"

feat Liu Tao


ROYAL CARIBBEAN CRUISES

"Amazing"

 

DOVE

Chocolate

feat Tang Wei


MAYBELLINE

"Hyperglossy"

MAYBELLINE

"Hyperglossy"


MAYBELLINE

"Dream Satin"

MAYBELLINE

"Concert USA"


 
 
 

MUSIC VIDEOS

 

JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE

"Sexy Back" 

 

 NERO

"Promises"

 

PARADE

"Perfume"

PLAN B

"Deepest Shade"

 

 GIRLS ALOUD

"Beautiful"

 
 

PHOTOGRAPHY

 

LIN CHILING - Actress

 
 

 

JIANG SHUYING - Actress

 
 

AMBASSADOR

 

 

 

VW PROJECT

RAIN LI'S VISION

 

 

HUA WEI

 LINK & CO