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Prof. Evelyn Li-Chuan MAI

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(Ph.D., University of Westminster; Programme Director of CTV) Professor Evelyn Li-Chuan Mai started teaching in Taiwan from 1987 and in mainland China from 2003. While at Beijing Normal University, Zhuhai, she was Vice Dean of Art and Communication School and International Faculty, and Director of Cultural Creative Industry Research Center. She served as Ph.D. supervisor at University of Portsmouth, Visiting Professor at University of Bedfordshire, and External Examiner of the MBA Programme at University of Wales. She specializes in TV and new media studies, focusing on the fields of operation, management, business models, TV planning and programming, marketing and strategies.

 
   

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Mr Dominic Doh-Ming MAN

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(M.A., Memphis State University, USA; Associate Professor of CTV) For over 30 years, Dominic Man worked as a commercial film producer, multimedia controller, TV program producer, documentary producer/director, and creative writer and translator. He also worked as an English language instructor concentrating in Teaching English as a Second Language. He joined United International College in spring of 2008. Courses taught: Production and Media Management, Film and Television History, Studies in Asian Cinema: India, Korea, Japan, Aesthetics of Film and Corporate Video Production.

 
   

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Dr Wei JIANG

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(PhD, Macau University; Assistant Professor of CTV) Wei Jiang was officially selected by China Film Foundation to be a visiting scholar at the School of Cinematic Arts, University of Southern California on the T. C. Wang Fellowship. Before he went to pursue his PhD study at the University of Macau, he had professional experience in the Chinese film industry, having worked as director’s assistant, assistant director, art department coordinator, and other positions for various film and TV productions, such as John Woo’s Red Cliff I & II, Mikael Hafstorm’s Shanghai, Jin Yimeng’sSophie’s Revenge, and Jiang Wen’s Let the Bullets Fly.

 

   

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Mr Andrew William PEAT

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(M.F.A. Film and TV Production, USC School of Cinematic Arts; Associate Professor of CTV) Andrew Peat graduated with honors from Univ. of California, Davis, earning certificates of excellence from both the English and History departments. While gaining experience in various areas of film production working on over 50 films (shorts and features), he has focused on directing, scriptwriting, and sound editing, design, Foley, ADR, and final mix.

 

   
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Dr Vincenzo DE MASI

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(Ph.D., University of Lugano and Zurich - Prodoc; Associate Professor of CTV) Vincenzo De Masi for 4 years was Associate professor in Art and Media Technology for New York Institute of Technology where he taught Cinema, TV and New Media (for graduate and undergraduate students). He obtained his Ph.D. at University of Lugano and Zurich (ProDoc) with a dissertation on Creative industries in Asia focusing on China. In Lugano was assistant professor for several years. His research focuses on Social Media in Asia and VR production . He has published numerous articles and collective books on these subjects.

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Dr Jim David BATCHO

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(Ph.D., The European Graduate School, Switzerland. M.A. San Francisco State University, USA. Assistant Professor of CTV) Jim has taught at universities in China, South Korea and the United States and has given lectures and readings additionally in Singapore, Australia and Denmark. He earned summa cum laude honors for his dissertation Logos of Cinema: Memory and the Audibility of Unseeing at the European Graduate School. He is the author of the book Sound for Independent Audiovisual Storytelling and has written for Media Culture & Society, Journal of Sonic Studies, The New Soundtrack and Atropos Press. He recently completed his second book, Terrence Malick’s Unseeing Cinema, which explores relations of audibility and memory through Malick’s films. Jim also worked as sound supervisor for a media production company in San Francisco and was sound designer and music supervisor for the documentary Ari Ari the Korean Cinema (영화판), which ran nationwide in South Korea in 2013. More information is available at www.jimbatcho.com.

   

 

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Dr Benjamin Mark OLIN

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Benjamin Olin received his Ph.D. with distinction from the Department of Cinema Studies at New York University. He earned two master’s degrees from the University of London (Aural & Visual Cultures, Goldsmiths; Poetic Practice, Royal Holloway) and he has a B.A. in American Studies (Literature) from the University of Sussex.
His writing has been published in Framework: The Journal of Cinema and Media, Millennium Film Journal, Jacket 2, Downtown Film & TV Culture, and he has a forthcoming article in Art Journal. His current book project—entitled Underground Networks: Artists’ Television in New York City (1974-1986)—examines cable-TV shows produced by downtown artists.
Benjamin taught as an Adjunct Professor in the Department of Cinema Studies at New York University, and—most recently—he was a Postdoctoral Fellow within NYU’s College of Arts & Science.
He previously served as a research fellow at the Sarai New Media Initiative in New Delhi—where he co-authored the first in an ongoing series of publications on digital culture within a South Asian context. His research has been funded by NYU’s Corrigan Fellowship, the NYU College of Arts & Science’s Dean’s Dissertation Award, and by Sarai, Centre for the Study of Developing Societies.

   
   

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Ms Emma Jingni HE

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(M.A. Global Media, University of Westminter, London; Instructor) Emma studied sports journalism at undergraduate college and went to University of Westminster to study a postgraduate degree. She worked as a producer at Propeller TV (UK) for two years in London after graduation. Emma taught Introduction to Mass Media and Radio program planning and Producing  in BNUZ before she joined CTV.