Film Studies in China (Book)
Selected Writings from Contemporary Cinema
The first volume in Intellect’s Film Studies in China series, this is a collection of articles selected from issues of the journal Contemporary Cinema, translated into English. The goal of publishing this journal in English is to enable in-depth, exchanges about film policy, global culture and film-making with film researchers all over the world.
Film Studies in China is a collection of articles selected from issues of the Contemporary Cinema journal, published throughout the year and translated for an English-speaking audience. As one of the most prestigious academic film studies journals in China, Contemporary Cinema has been active not only in publishing Chinese scholarship for Chinese readers but also in reaching out to academics from across the globe. This anthology hopes to encourage a cross-cultural academic conversation on the fields of Chinese cinema and media studies. Following the successful release of the first volume, this is the second collection to be released in Intellect’s Film Studies in China series.
Contemporary Cinema is a Chinese academic journal focusing on film theory and film criticism. It publishes monthly as an associate publication of the China Film Archive.
Contemporary Cinema has been active not only in publishing Chinese scholarship for Chinese readers but also in reaching out to academics from across the globe.
Notes on Translation
Chapter 1: The Culture and Aesthetics of Huo JianQi’s Films
Chapter 2: 12 Citizens: Twelve Chinese People, 1.2 Billion Voices: Successful Localization and Practical Application
Chapter 3: Intellectual Property Rights Transfers in a Borderless Era
Chapter 4: The Materialist View: Quality Editing Requires Editorial Integrity
Liao Ching-Sung and Han JiaZheng
Chapter 5: The Most Important Aspect of Film-Making is ‘Discovery’: A Conversation with Director Jia ZhangKe
Jia ZhangKe and Yang YuanYing
Chapter 6: Film Culture Development in the Wake of New China’s ‘Pretonpian Society’: The ‘Netopia’ of Chinese Auteurs Constitutes a ‘New Force’ in the Industry
Chapter 7: Spiritual and Physical Manifestations and Cultural Signifiers of Trauma in Chinese Anti-Japanese War Films
Notes on Contributors
Contemporary Cinema Editorial Board
Notes on Intellect China Library Series