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.

Category: Film Studies

Edition

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

Foreword

HaungFu YiChuan

Chapter 1: The Culture and Aesthetics of Huo JianQi’s Films

Zhang BinNing

Chapter 2: 12 Citizens: Twelve Chinese People, 1.2 Billion Voices: Successful Localization and Practical Application

Zhang JingYu

Chapter 3: Intellectual Property Rights Transfers in a Borderless Era

Ding YaPing

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

Yin Hong

Chapter 7: Spiritual and Physical Manifestations and Cultural Signifiers of Trauma in Chinese Anti-Japanese War Films

Li DaoXin

Notes on Contributors

Contemporary Cinema Editorial Board

Notes on Intellect China Library Series

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