Feng's filmography includes Chinese hit The Banquet, starring Zhang Ziyi, as well as A World Without Thieves and A Sigh.
His latest film is a war epic focusing on the human drama of a soldier who devotes his life to redeeming the honor of his comrades-in-arms declared missing in action.
Co-produced by China 's Huayi Brothers and Korea 's MK Pictures, Assembly uses the same special effects team that worked on the major Korean hit Taegukgi.
Closing film, Evangelion 1.0: You Are (Not) Alone (working title) is the newly re-worked theatrical adaptation of the television animation series Neon Genesis Evangelion - a cult hit with fans since its debut in 1995. The title in 1997 was released on the big screen, breaking box office records at the time.
Evangelion 1.0: You Are (Not) Alone is the first episode out of a new trilogy that re-interprets the series and has a different ending.
The film opens in Japan on Sept 1 and will make its international premiere at PIFF. Anno, Tsurumaki and Masayuki have all worked together before, with experience on the Evangelion series.
The 12th PIFF runs Oct 4-12.