Producing Chinese Cinemas in the 21st Century

The Asian Film Archive is proud to be a supporter of a two-day workshop entitled “Producing Chinese Cinemas in the 21st Century” that will take place at Singapore Management University on the 1st and 2nd July 2013. The programme includes papers on a wide range of aspects of Chinese cinemas as well as panel discussions with Malaysian and Singaporean directors and producers. Full details of the programme can be found here.

The workshop has been organised as part of “Chinese Cinemas in the 21st Century: Production, Consumption, Imagination” research project, funded by the Leverhulme Trust’s International Networks scheme and led by Dr. Song Hwee Lim from the University of Exeter.

This two-day workshop is by invitation only. However, the organiser will consider any request for participation if you are a researcher or postgraduate student in Film Studies or a related field, or if you work in the film industry.

In addition to the above, all are welcome to attend a public lecture by Stephen Teo entitled “Chinese Cinema and the Asian Century”. Stephen Teo is Associate Professor at the Wee Kim Wee School of Communication and Information, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore. He is the author of numerous books on Chinese and Asian cinemas, including the most recent one, “The Asian Cinema Experience: Styles, Spaces, Theory” (Routledge, 2013). The lecture takes place at 17:00 on Sunday 30 June 2013 at The Pod, National Library of Singapore.

Please contact Nick Hall at chinesecinemas@exeter.ac.uk by 21 June if you wish to attend the public lecture, the two-day workshop, or both. There is no registration fee. Please visit the project website here.

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