Shang Xiao is a Chinese illustrator and film maker, as well as a comic book artist for the French market. He studied graphic arts at a local art school and started making animated films in 1997. His production 'Midsummer Park' was turned into a successful videogame in 1998. He has furthermore made drawings for many Chinese papers and magazines. He is active as a comic book artist for Europese publishers. He has participated in the collective comics project 'Les Chroniques de Sillage' (Delcourt, 2008), and is the artist of the series 'S.A.M.', that is written by Richard Marazano for Dargaud since 2011.