Los Angeles, CA – Xin Tang, or Tannie Xin Tang, a cinematographer or director of photography, has been generating critical acclaim in American media through her works in a wide variety of genres, which include narrative films, commercials, and music videos. Among them, Tang is mostly known for her visual work in the short film “Green Luck,” which has established her as the next up-and-coming Director of Photography in the industry.
“Green Luck”, a critically acclaimed short film Tang works on as Director of Photography, was featured at the prominent American film festivals, including the Kansas City Film Fest International in the “Heartland Student Short” category, the Philadelphia Independent Film Festival in the “Comedy” category, the 2021 ARFF Amsterdam/International Awards in the “ARFF Amsterdam – Best Student Film” category, and last but not least, the Academy-qualifying Cleveland International Film Festival in the “Narrative Short” category. “Green Luck” received promising reviews from viewers and critics, helping Tang and the short film to win notable top awards at the WorldFest-Houston International Film Festival in the “Student- Graduate Level Student Productions” category. The film was also a semi-finalist at the Rome Independent Prisma Awards in the “Best Short Film” category and the Student Los Angeles Film Awards in the “Best Short Film” category.
Critics have spoken about Tang’s quick rise in the film industry and how her previous career working in the lighting department has contributed to her success in being a cinematographer. Her reputable gaffer and electric credits include but are not limited to, HBO short film “Wonder,” Disney India Frozen II Interview with Priyanka Chopra, Warner Bros Italia music video with Sofia Reyes and Fred De Palma, and Colombia Records music video of Hozier.
About Xin Tang
Xin Tang, also known as Tannie Xin Tang, is a cinematographer and director of photography. Tang was accepted to the prominent ASC (American Society of Cinematographers) mentorship program under the well-known Patti Lee, ASC. Tang is also part of the Academy Gold Rising program selected out of the 9,100 plus candidates. In addition, she is an active member of the Sporasco community, a network dedicated to uplifting cinematographers and camera crew of multi-ethnic backgrounds around the world.