“The Exchange (of Personnel) between Taiwan and Hong Kong Cinemas between 1950s and 1970s" CALL FOR PAPERS

CALL FOR PAPERS

 

The Third International Conference on the Film Histories of Taiwan and Asia Cinemas: The Exchange (of Personnel) between Taiwan and Hong Kong Cinemas between 1950s and 1970s

 

Conference Time: October 7 & 8, 2017

Conference Venue: Arts and Activities Complex, Taipei National University of the Arts

 

Topics of the conference:

  1. Martial Arts and Kungfu Films of Hong Kong and Taiwan (with special focuses on King Hu and Zhang Che)
  2. The emergence of Wenyi Pian in the 1950s and the rise and fall of Qiong YaoMelodrama
  3. The rise and fall of Taiwanese-Dialect Films
  4. Li Han-hsiang and the influence of his Grand Motion Picture Company (Guolian Studio)
  5. Healthy Realism and its influence
  6. Nationalist policy, the rise of Mandarin film (Guoyu Pian), and exchange between cinemas of Taiwan and Hong Kong
  7. The rise and fall of Black (Mafia) Film in Hong Kong and Taiwan
  8. Other topics related to cinemas of Hong Kong and Taiwan between the 1950s and 1970s

 

Please email your abstract (in less than 1,000 words) before June 1, 2016 to the following address: meihsuan@filmmaking.tnua.edu.tw

Please also indicatethat the email is for “Abstract submission to the 3rd International Conference on Film Histories of Taiwan and Asia” and include in the email your short c.v. and contact information such as phone number, address, or other email address.

 

Contact Phone: (02)28961000#3904

Address: Department of Filmmaking, Taipei National University of the Arts, No. 1, Hsuehyuan Road, Beitou, Taipei City, 112 Taiwan

Congratulations to Our Teachers, Students and Alumni for Shorlisted in the 51st Golden Bell Television Festival

For the full list, please check here.

The Second International Conference on the Film Histories of Taiwan and Asia Cinemas Set to be held on October 1 and 2 at TNUA

The Second International Conference on the Film Histories of Taiwan and Asia Cinemas: A Comparison of Korean and Taiwan Cinemas under Japanese Colonial Rule is set to be held on October 1 & 2, 2016. Read more

Congratulations to Our Graduate Students for Winning the Audi Short Film Award in 2016 Berlinale

Congratulations to Our Graduate Students for Winning the Audi Short Film Award in 2016 Berlinale!

Anchorage Prohibited (Jinzhi xia mao) is a film produced in the Year 2 Production Workshop class in 2015 directed by directing-major graduate student Chiang Wei-Liang, written by Chiang and writing-major graduate students Alan Wang and Lynn Chen. 

 

Congratulations to “The Free Man" being selected in the 10 live action short films list and advancing in the voting process for the 88th Academy Awards®.

Congratulations to Quah Boon-Lip for his short film “The Free Man" being selected in the 10 live action short films list and advancing in the voting process for the 88th Academy Awards®.

The 10 films are listed below in alphabetical order by title, with their production companies:

“Ave Maria,” Basil Khalil, director, and Eric Dupont, producer (Incognito Films)

“Bad Hunter,” Sahim Omar Kalifa, director, and Dries Phlypo, producer (A Private View)

“Bis Gleich (Till Then),” Philippe Brenninkmeyer, producer, and Tara Lynn Orr, writer (avenueROAD Films)

“Contrapelo (Against the Grain),” Gareth Dunnet-Alcocer, director, and Pin-Chun Liu, producer (Ochenta y Cinco Films)

“Day One,” Henry Hughes, director (American Film Institute)

“Everything Will Be Okay (Alles Wird Gut),” Patrick Vollrath, director (Filmakademie Wien)

“The Free Man (Zi You Ren),” Quah Boon-Lip, director (Taipei National University of the Arts)

“Shok,” Jamie Donoughue, director (Eagle Eye Films)

“Stutterer,” Benjamin Cleary, director (Bare Golly Films)

“Winter Light,” Julian Higgins, director, and Josh Pence, producer (Innerlight Films and Prelude Pictures)

 

The First International Conference on the Histories of Taiwan and Asian Cinema will be held on Oct. 31 and Nov. 1 in the Arts and Activities Complex Building

The focus of the annual international conference this year will be “the film wars of 1930s and 1940s", mainly between China and Japan. Scholars from the U.S., Japan, Hong Kong, China, and Taiwan will give either keynote speeches or deliver their papers on how the governments of China and Japan used film as a medium for propaganda purpose before and during the Asia-Pacific War.

For registration, please call Ms. Yushan Chen at (02)2896 1000 ext. 3902.

 

Hong Kong Documentary “Yellow Umbrella" to be screened at Movie Theater on Oct. 22

Yellow Umbrella, an 80-minute documentary on the civil unrest taking place in Hong Kong beginning in September last year and lasted for 79 days, will be screened 7:00 pm Oct. 22 (Thur.) in the Movie Theater located on the 3rd floor of the Arts & Activities Complex Building. All are welcomed to attend the screening and the Q&A session held afterwards by the filmmakers from Hong Kong .

 

The 7th Kuan-Du Film Festival Opens on Oct. 2 with Two Feature Films

Focus of this year’s Kuan-Du Film Festival is the Great Britain and the London Film School. The festival will also screen selected films from 2014 Hong Kong Fresh Wave Film Competition as well as student films from local film schools and, of course, TNUA’s own film students.

The 7th Kuan-Du Film Festival is held from Oct. 2 to Oct. 9 in the Movie Theater located on the 3rd floor of the Arts and Activities Complex Building.

For program information, please check:節目表

Two Graduate Students are Selected for Competition in the Short Film Category of This Year’s Golden Horse Awards

Both CHEN Jian-chang, majoring in screenwriting, and Grace LEE Hwai-chin, majoring in film producing, each has a short film in competition in the Golden Horse Awards to be held in November. Congratulations!

 

Four Graduate Program Alumni Won Awards in the 2015 Golden Bell Television Awards

A total of 10 prizes were awarded to four alumni of the Graduate Program of the Department of Filmmaking, Hank TSENG Han-hsien (producing), HSU Rong-Rong, HSU Fu-hsiang, and LAI Meng-rong, in this year’s Golden Bell Television Awards, which celebrates its 50th anniversary this year.

For award list, please check: 2015年電視金鐘獎

Congratulations to them!

Three professors awarded Golden Horses

Three adjunct professors of the Department of Filmmaking were awarded the prestigious awards in the 51st Golden Horse Awards ceremony held in Taipei on 22 November, 2014.

Assistant Professor CHEN Shiang-Chyi won the Best Actress Award for her performance in Exit.

Assistant Professor YEE Chih-Yen won the Best Original Screenplay Award for his dark comedy Meeting Dr. Sun.

Assistant Professor Jimmy Chih-ming HUANG was awarded Best Taiwanese Filmmaker of the Year Award for his three major productions in the year 2013-14. Read more

Taiwanese American Documentarian Anita Chang to screen her films 10:30 am on December 8 in our cinema

Anita Wen-Shin Chang is an independent filmmaker. She was born to parents who immigrated to the U.S. from Taiwan in the 1960’s, fleeing a dictatorship. She grew up in Akron, Ohio and Massachusetts. Chang received her BA in American Studies and English at Tufts University, and MFA in Cinema at San Francisco State University. She has worked as a community activist, an urban youth counselor, civil rights investigator, and education director for a non-profit San Francisco-based media literacy organization. Read more

Filmmaking Department’s Graduate Students won 4 Golden Bell Television Awards

QUAH Boon-Lip, a directing-major graduate student from our department won Best TV Movie/Mini-Series and Best Director in TV Movie/Mini-Series for his Public Television TV movie Free Man in the 49th Golden Bell Television Awards held on 26 October, 2014. Lily CHEN, a writing-major graduate student from our department won Best Writing in TV Movie/Mini-Series category for the same film. Free Man also garnered Sound Effect Award in the Golden Bell, making it the most awarded film/program in the most important annual TV event in Taiwan.

Both awards in the Best Actress in the Leading Role and Best  Actress in the Supporting Role in the TV Movie/Mini-Series category went to two actresses starring in two film/mini-series directed by two MFA (directing) alumni of our department, SHI Li (2014) and Jay CHERN (2012) respectively.

Congratulations to them!

Filmmaking Department published its third issue of the student works

The Department of Filmmaking announces the publication of its third issue of the student works. The first to issues of the student works was published before 2010 by the Graduate Institute of Filmmaking, the predecessor of the Department of Filmmaking. The sowreel No. 3 is consisted of 12 student films produced between 2010 and 2013 by the MFA students. These films includes:

Thief (directed by Jay CHERN)

The Pool Man (directed by ZHAN Kaidi)

He’s A Dog in My House (directed by TSAO Shih-Han)

Sun Air Water (directed by CHUANG Chih-Keng)

Mr. Barber (directed by Xinyi HU)

True School (directed by Li-da HSU)

Wonderful Day (directed by Fu-Hsiang HSU)

Reflection (directed by CHUANG Ching-Shen)

My Transformed Family (directed by Vincent LIU)

Fly! Mr. Kafka (directed by Vincent LIU)

Suspended Moment (directed by ZHAN Kaidi)

Madison Branches (directed by Pieter Peruch)

Three shorts selected to screen in 2014 Poitier Film Festival in France

The 2014 Poitier Film Festival in France will focus on Chinese student films from Taiwan, Hong Kong, and China. Three short films from the students of TNUA’s Department of Filmmaking will be screened in the film festival in Poitier which commences in November 28. The three films selected by the festival to represent TNUA are No Way Home (directed by SHI Li), The Pool Man (directed by ZHAN Kaidi), and He’s A Dog in My House (directed by TSAO Shih-Han). Both SHI and ZHAN as well as Prof. Daw-Ming LEE, Chair of the Department of Filmmaking, are invited by the Poitier Film Festival to attend the festival. The airfare of the two students are sponsored by the Ministry of Culture, while the airfare of Prof. LEE is kindly sponsored by the Bureau français de Taipei.

School of Film and New Media renews its exchange agreement with the School of F/TV, HKAPA

The exchange agreement between the School of Film and Television, Hong Kong Academy of Performing Arts (F/TV, HKAPA) and TNUA’s School of Film and New Media has been renewed and is in effective immediately. In January 2015 F/TV, HKAPA will send 10 of its senior students and a faculty member to TNUA to shoot a short film, with the assistance from their counterparts in the Department of Filmmaking, TNUA. The students from Hong Kong will stay in Taiwan from January 10 (Sat) to 16 (Fri), 2015 for a total of 7 days. They’ll bring teir own HD camera and basic location sound recording kit and the TNUA will support location shoot equipment such as lights and grip etc. The production budget will be prepared by both TNUA and HKAPA students depending on the script in December. Besides the production, APA students will also take some lectures arranged by the TNUA. After the location shoot completed, there will be a sharing and evaluation session for students from both institutions to exchange what they’ve learnt and experienced in this production. Post-production of this 5-min. short will be carried out when APA students return to Hong Kong.

CALL FOR PAPERS: The Second International Conference on the Film Histories of Taiwan and Asia Cinemas: A Comparison of Korean and Taiwan Cinemas under Japanese Colonial Rule

The Second International Conference on the Film Histories of Taiwan and Asia Cinemas: A Comparison of Korean and Taiwan Cinemas under Japanese Colonial Rule

Conference will be held on October 1&2, 2016

Venue:Taipei National University of the Arts, Arts and Activities Complex

Topics of the conference:

(1)       Development of Taiwan cinema under the film policies of the Japanese (colonial) government

(2)       Development of Korean (Chosen) cinema under the film policies of the Japanese (colonial) government

(3)       Korean (Chosen) cinema in Japan’s militarist period

(4)       Taiwan cinema in Japan’s militarist period

(5)       Other film related topic during Japan’s colonial rule in Taiwan or Korea (Chosen)

Please email your abstract (in less than 1,000 words) before August 1, 2016 to the following address:  dmlee@techart.tnua.edu.tw

Contact Phone: (02)28961000#3902 or 3901

Address: Department of Filmmaking, Taipei National University of the Arts, No. 1, Hsuehyuan Road, Beitou, Taipei City, 112 Taiwan

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