The Great Wall
Film by Anqi Wang

    The Great Wall


    “The Great Wall” is a romantic comedy short film incorporating classical music in
    bringing its story to life. Misunderstood by his roommate as being shy, music
    conservatory pianist Edward clears up the false impression by chance when he
    makes a heroic move at an awkward recital concert, simultaneously igniting a
    romantic war.


    Writer/Director: Anqi Wang
    Producers: Chloe Na, Anqi Wang
    Director of Photography: Lee Crynma Jang
    Production Design: Sarah Leriche
    Editor: Anqi Wang
    1st Assistant Director: Eunbi Kwak
    2nd Assistant Director: Manuela Velez
    1st Assistant Camera: Jared Swift
    2nd Assistant Camera: Sibel Elaltunerin
    Art Director: Luis Marciliano
    Hair and Makeup: Meagan Gorham
    Gaffer: Sashank Sana
    Key Grips: Caleb Larsen, Kyle Noone
    Best Boy Grip: Warut Snidvongs, Paddy Ma
    Grip: Mirjaleed Biteng
    Swing: Rodrigo Oregon
    Sound Mixer: Victor Stjerngren
    Location Manager/APOC: Ting Pan
    Script Supervisor: Xiaoyu Yang
    Production Assistants: Jaime Hier, Laurie Marx
    Casting Directors: Anqi Wang, Jingxuan Li
    Casting Assistants: Adam LaPalio, Emily Wong
    Sound Designer: Christopher Liang
    Colorist: Edgar Vega
    Piano Soloist: Anqi Wang
    Violin Soloist: Ruby Wang


    Nic Tom as "Edward"
    Askhat Abdubekov as "Asxat"
    Jessica Greenwald as "Julia"


    Born in China, Anqi Wang is a filmmaker and musician based in New York City. Before
    his decision to pursue filmmaking, he earned his Bachelor of Fine Arts in
    Communication Arts from the NYIT-Nanjing academic program where he learned
    basic skills of digital filmmaking and television production.

    After entering the CCNY Master of Fine Arts film program in 2016, he was inspired to
    voraciously learn about filmmaking. With support and encouragement from school,
    he actively participated in all kinds of productions both on and off campus. His
    outstanding film projects have led him to become the 2017-2018 BAFTA (British
    Academy of Film and Television Arts) New York Media Studies Scholar recipient.
    He is excited to demonstrate his endeavor, passion and talent in filmmaking through
    his first short film, “The Great Wall”.

    Anqi Wang

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