Recently, Film Studies in China: Selected Writings from Contemporary Cinema has been officially published by Intellect, a British academic publisher specializing in providing books and journals in the fields of arts and culture, and released worldwide by the University of Chicago Press. The English anthology has paper version and electronic version with Huangpu Yichuan, member of CCTSS Film & Television Expert Committee, as the editor-in-chief.
Front and back page of the English anthology
Papers in this annual, concerning various subjects including Chinese film history, film theory, reviews on new releases, and interviews, fully reflect the development of academic studies on Chinese cinema.
As one of the most prestigious academic film studies journals in China, Contemporary Cinema has been active in publishing Chinese scholarship for Chinese readers, but also in reaching out to academics from across the globe.
The publish of the English annual marks an achievement of Contemporary Cinema in “Chinese cinema scholarship going global”, introducing the situation of Chinese cinema and the latest tendency of Chinese academic researches.
Contents of Film Studies in China
The Culture and Aesthetics of Huo Jianqi’s Films
12 Citizens: Twelve Chinese People, 1.2 Billion Voices: Successful Localization and Practical Application
Intellectual Property Rights Transfers in a Borderless Era
The Materialist View: Quality Editing Requires Editorial Integrity
Han Jiazheng and Liao Ching-sung
The Most Important Aspect of Film-Making Is ‘Discovery ’: A Conversation with Director Jia Zhangke
Yang Yuanying and Jia Zhangke
Film Culture Development in the Wake of New China’s ‘Pretonpian Society’: The ‘Netopia’ of Chinese Auteurs Constitutes a ‘New Force’ in the Industry
Spiritual and Physical Manifestations and Cultural Signifiers of Trauma in Chinese Anti-Japanese War Films