Visiting Researcher, School of Journalism, Media and Culture, Cardiff University

Dr Hiu Man Chan's research interests cover the historical, theoretical and industrial issues around film.

Historical

critical history of film theory/criticism
film criticism in early newspapers
cultural history of cinema going and audience memory

Theoretical

the essence of film criticism
the ontology of film

Industrial (policy & strategies)

film collaboration between the UK and China
international film co-production with China
international film distribution in China (theatrical, TV & VoD)
arthouse cinema exhibition
rural cinema exhibition

Experience

  • 2019–present
    Visiting Research Fellow, Shenzhen University
  • 2019–present
    Visiting Researcher, School of Journalism, Media and Culture, Cardiff University
  • 2019–present
    Distinguished Research Fellow, Shanghai Culture Research Centre
  • 2016–2019
    Postdoctoral Researcher , Birmingham City University

Education

  • 2019 
    Cardiff University , PhD
  • 2011 
    University College London, MA
  • 2010 
    Oxford Brookes University, BA

Grants and Contracts

  • 2019
    To Search for a Sustainable UK-China Film Collaboration Model: Unlocking Issues Around Film Distribution Mechanisms
    Role:
    Principal Investigator
    Funding Source:
    Arts and Humanities Research Council