Born in Hong Kong, Kenneth Bi graduated with honors in Theatre / Film from Brock University, Canada, in 1989. He has written, acted, and directed numerous theatre and film productions both in Canada and Hong Kong. Besides being an experienced TV and film writer, Bi also boasts art direction and directing credits for music videos. His feature film debut, RICE RHAPSODY (Hainan Chicken Rice, 2004), won several prestigious awards, such as the Platinum Award for Theatrical Feature Film at the 2005 Worldfest in Houston, Best New Director Award at the 2006 Hong Kong Film Awards, as well as being named Top Ten Chinese Language Films of 2005 by the Chinese Film Critics Association. THE DRUMMER is his second feature film.