David Deterding

Wan Zawawi Ibrahim

Associate Professors

Ampuan Hj Brahim bin Ampuan Hj Tengah

Hj Asbol bin Hj Mail

Gary Jones

Khondker Iftekhar Iqbal

Andrew Kythreotis

Noor Azam OKMB Haji-Othman

Ahsan Ullah

Senior Assistant Professors

Debbie Ho

Johannes L. Kurz

James McLellan

Assistant Professors

Hjh Asiyah Az-Zahra bte Hj Ahmad Kumpoh

Kathrina bte DP Haji Mohd Daud

Lalit Dagar

Magne Knudsen

Paul Deyuan He

Rommel Curaming

Rui Oliveira Lopes

Md Shafi Noor Islam

Yong Liu

Senior Lecturers

Aini binti Hj Karim

Chris Woo

Hj Ramlee bin Hj Tinkong

Hjh Dyg Fatimah binti Hj Awang Chuchu

Martie Geiger-Ho

Salbrina Hj Sharbawi

Sharifah Nurul Huda Alkaff

Yabit Alas


Ak Hj Ashrol Rahimy bin Pg Hj Damit

Asmali Hj Sulaiman

Chester Keasberry

Daniel Wee

Dk Noor Hasharina bte Pg Haji Hassan

Ena Herni binti Wasli

Gabriel Yong

Hannah Ho Ming Yit

Hjh Aznah binti Hj Suhaimi

Izni Azrein bin Noor Azalie

Khairunnisa Haji Ibrahim

Low Kok Wai

Mardina binti Hj Mahadi

Maslin bin Haji Jukin/Jukim

Mohd. Zefri Ariff bin Mohd. Zain Ariff

Nani Suryani binti Hj Abu Bakar

Norzurianie Hj Kamarulzaman

Pg Hj Mohamed Pg Damit

Rinni Marliyana binti Hj Amran

Shirley Chin

Siti Mazidah binti Hj Mohamad

Assistant Lecturers

Mayyer Ling


Exzayrani binti Awang Sulaiman

Pg Mohd Rahiman Pg Aliudin

Siti Badriyah Hj Mohd Yusof

Siti Ifwah Fauzani binti Hj Chuchu

Administrative Staff

FASS Administrative Staff

Research Students

FASS PhD Students


Yong Liu

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Academic Qualifications

PhD in Media, Film and Television (The University of Auckland, New Zealand)
M.F.A. in Cinema (San Francisco State University, USA)
B.A. in Broadcasting Arts (Beijing Broadcasting Institute, China)

Profesional Membership



Teaching Experience

The modules I tutored at The University of Auckland (2011-2016): FTVMS101 Film Studies for four semesters (every 2nd semester, 2011-2014), FTVMS 215/G215 Reading Contemporary Films (1st semester in 2013), FTVMS202/307 Hollywood and Its Others (2nd semester in 2016).

The courses I taught at Fudan J-School (Feb 2006-2012): Audiovisual Language, Short Film Scriptwriting, Digital Production Workshop, TV Studio Production, World Film History, Media Convergence; English courses for post-graduate level: Chinese Indie Cinema, Chinese Indie Documentary and Social Transformation, for exchange postgraduate students from University of Vienna and University of Salzburg, Austria, and Double-Master Degree students from LSE, UK.

MA Supervision (Double-Master Degree in Global Media run by Fudan J-School & LSE)

Professional/Pedagogical Media Experience

Associate Producer and Editor for China Crosstalk (30min x 100 episodes, live & pre-taped, 2001- 2004), a live talk show produced by KTSF-CH26 (Lincoln Broadcasting Inc.) and Weston Media, aired nightly through KTSF-CH26 in the Bay Area, USA, and through the International Channel all over the North America.

Programming Assistant (2001-2003) in KTSF-CH26, Lincoln Broadcasting Inc. Responsible for maintaining all the footage in the station library, editing digital news and other satellite TV footage ready for Master Control Room to air, keeping contact with clients to secure incoming programmes on time and checking quality and contents of the programmes to comply with broadcasting standard, etc.

Director/Editor, Film/Television Department and Overseas Department in Beijing Television Station (BTV), July 1992–June 1999. I made hundreds of hours TV programmes, including documentaries, docudramas, TV magazines, TV galas, MVs, dance shows, and English-language instruction programmes.

Coordinator of the Webcast Project for 2007 Shanghai Special Olympics World Summer Games – comprehensive online news coverage of all the games for the global audience conducted by over 200 students from China and America. I was responsible for coordinating student crews from four Chinese universities in Shanghai e.g. Fudan University, Tongji University, East China Normal University and students from the University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill, USA.

Serving one of the jury members for student competition in the categories of Entertainment TV Shows and Short Narrative Works in Shanghai International Student Screen Festival – a sub-programme of the worldwide A-class 13th Shanghai International Film Festival (2010).

Selected Publications

3D Aesthetics and Storytelling (working title), an upcoming book adaptation of my PhD thesis will be published by Palgrave Macmillan (UK) and manuscript delivery date has been set for 1 February 2018.

‘From “Dimensional Effects” to Stereoscopic Hyperrealism: The Transformation of Digital 3D Cinematic Aesthetics’ paper presented in the panel of Technology and Cinema’s Past/Future at ‘Sea Change: Transforming Industries, Screens, Texts’ Conference of the Screen Studies Association of Australia and Aotearoa New Zealand (SSAAANZ) organised by Victoria University of Wellington, 23-25 November 2016. (PDF Version Here).

‘Between Depth and Flatness: Shaping Stereoscopic Ontology and Narrative Qualities,’ paper presented in the 26th International Screen Studies Conference at the University of Glasgow, UK, 24-26 June 2016.

‘3D in the Southern Hemisphere – focus on Peter Jackson’s HFR experiment in The Hobbit Trilogy’ presentation given in the High-Tech Film Forum during the 1st Silk Road International Film Festival in Xi’an, China, 22-23 October 2014.

‘The Oval Sphere vs. the Flat Canvas,’ paper presented in the 5th International 3D Summit for Science, Technology, Art and Business (IC3D Conference) organized by 3D Stereo Media in Liège, Belgium (3-6 December 2013) and published by IEEE Xplore Digital Library (here). DOI: 10.1109/IC3D.2013.6732074. (PDF Version Here).

‘How the Aesthetics of “Dressing Classy/Dancing Cheesy and Producing Universal/Promotion Viral” Stirs the Networked Cosmopolitan World,’ paper presented in New Media and Cultural Transformation: Film, TV, Game and Digital Communication International Conference co-organized by Shanghai University and NUY-Shanghai, Shanghai, China, 8-9 December 2012.

‘An Industry vs. Independents,’ Chapter 12 in James Scotton and William Hachten (eds.), New Media for a New China (pp.165-183), Wiley-Blackwell, March 2010; earlier presented in Panel of Bollywood in Chinese Cinema, Global Fusion 2009 Media Conference: New Directions in Global Media and International Communication, organised by University of Texas at Austin, USA, October 2009. (PDF Version Here).

‘Hypothesis of Cinematic Interfaces Metaphor in The Transforming Digitization Era – An Introduction, Delimitation and Overview of Cinematic Interfaces Metaphor’ paper presented in the Aesthetics Session of Crime, Media and Emotion Conference organised by Aarhus University, Denmark (29 September–1 October 2010); published in International Journal of Humanities and Social Science, Vol. 2 No. 1, pp.214-220, January 2012. (PDF Version Here).

‘The Passion of the Director and the Temptation of the Market – a Comparison between Scorsese and Gibson’s Christ Movies’ in Song Chao and Zhao Kai (eds.), Paper Collections for 80th Anniversary of School of Journalism at Fudan University (pp.562-275). Shanghai: Fudan University Press, October 2009. The paper also selected by Media and Religions Conference in Tehran, Iran, organised by Tehran University and IRIB University (November 2008).

‘The Production Models for Mobile Phone Films and its Integration with Traditional Television,’ in Television Research, 2009 (8), Volume 237, pp.18-21. (In Chinese)

‘Management Strategy from Breakthrough Integration to Intensive Producing Scale – Exclusive Interview with Vice-President of Shanghai Film Studio, Xu Pengle,’ in Journalism Quarterly, 2009 (2), Volume 100, pp.91-95. (In Chinese)

Selected Film/Video Credits