Zhongbo Ren grew up immersed in traditional art, training in sketching, oil, and gouache painting from an early age. He has always loved creating, and uses his art to express his life, experience and imagination. He holds a BFA in Production Design from The Beijing Film Academy (China’s premier film school), and spent time working in the film industry in China after his undergraduate training.
He completed his MFA in Production Design at UCLA, School of Theater, Film and Television, and graduated in June 2021. Since moving to Los Angeles, he has worked on a variety of short films and music videos, acting as either production designer or art director. His projects have been recognized for multiple awards, including Best Micro Film, an Apex Short Film Award, and a DGA Student Film Award, among others.