Chi Po Lin 齐柏林
Chi Po Lin served as an aerial photographer in a government agency. In his spare time, he devotes himself to recording Taiwan’s environment in aerial photos. After Typhoon Morakot hit Taiwan in 2009, he gave up his job and began his journey of making Taiwan’s first aerial photography documentary with a strong environmental message. Beyond Beauty is not only a phenomena box office hit earning over NT$180 million, the film also won the Best Documentary Award at the 50th Golden Horse Film Awards.
Kiwi Chow Kwun-wai 周冠威
Kiwi Chow Kwun-wai was born in 1979 in Hong Kong. He graduated with a First Class Honours in Bachelor of Fine Arts in Film and Television from the Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts (HKAPA) in 2004. He assumed several positions in the film industry after graduation, including cameraman and editor in “Fearless”, featuring Jet Li. In 2006, his short film “Upstairs” received the Special Statuettes and Diploma Award, the 2nd World Student Film Festival in Poland and was selected for the International Competition at the 29th Clermont-Ferrand Short Film Festival. He has been working as a part-time teacher at HKAPA since 2005. He obtained his Master Degree of Bachelor of Fine Arts in Film Production in 2012. Hislatest production is the feature film “A Complicated Story”.
Foo Tee Tuan 符诗专
Foo Tee Tuan, PhD (Ohio University, 2004) is the Associate Professor and Deputy Director of UniSIM Centre for Chinese Studies (UCCS) at SIM University, Singapore. The main function of the UCCS is to promote a better understanding of Chinese culture and contemporary China through research, seminars, public lecture and publications. Before joining UniSIM, Associate Professor Foo worked at Nanyang Technological University (Singapore) and Fu Jen Catholic University (Taiwan). Over the years, he taught courses in television production, visual communication, global media, and Asian cinema. His research interests include Chinese cinema, Singapore media industry as well as convention and constraint in media practices.
符诗专副教授目前为新加坡新跃大学新跃中华学术中心副主任。同时他也是新加坡华语电影节的策展人之一。自2010年起,他定期在新加坡联合早报「学人视角」专栏发表有关媒体、电影及与中华文化相关课题之文章。2001至2010年间, 他任教于新加坡南洋理工大学黄金辉传播与信息学院广播及电子媒体系. 2006至2009年任该系副主任、代主任期间, 首度推出由学生策划、客座讲师指导的学生影展项目。符副教授毕业於台湾天主教辅仁大学大众传播系广播电视组，随后赴美就读俄亥俄州州立大学(1990-1992) 和俄亥俄大学(1998-2004)，先后得摄影电影硕士和大众传播学博士学位。1992-96年就教於天主教辅仁大学大众传播系视觉传播组。
Ho Hong 何康
Ho Hong was born in Hong Kong. He did his undergraduate studies in Literature and History before pursuing film studies at the Art Center College of Design, Los Angeles. Upon return to Hong Kong, he worked as a director of TV commercials and music videos, which have won him several awards.
In addition, Ho Hong studied MFA in City University of Hong Kong where he completed some movie scripts. His short feature, THE JOURNEY (2008) was commissioned by Radio Television Hong Kong and his short film, WAITING was selected as a finalist for the Discovery Award at the 2011 Hollywood Film Festival. In 2012, he directed a mini movie, MISSING MEMORIES IN HOKKAIDO staring Joey Yung.
DOOMSDAY PARTY is Ho Hong’s first feature film. It was the winner of the Hong Kong-Asia Film Financing Forum (HKF) Awards in 2013. It was also one of the NETPAC finalists at Golden Horse Film Festival and was nominated for Narrative Feature Competition at the 2014 Dallas International Film Festival.
何康香港出生，曾在岭南大学修读文学、历史。及后赴美国深造，于Art Center College of Design主修电影，返港后随即当上广告及音乐录像导演，其广告作品获奖无数。
何康亦积极创作电影故事，先后于浸会大学和城市大学进修硕士课程，完成多个剧本，其中短篇故事 《一个人在途上》(2008) 被香港电台选取为外判戏剧。短片“Waiting”亦获选为好莱坞电影节2011参展作品，竞逐 Discovery Award 。
2012年导演微电影《遗落在北海道的回忆》（容祖儿主演)。首部电影《末日.派对》获2013 香港亚洲电影投资会大奖，并入选金马国际影展角逐 NETPAC 奬项及 入围 2014美国达拉斯国际电影节最佳剧情片候选名单。
Ricky Ho 何国杰
Ricky Ho from Singapore is known for composing music for films and producing/arranging albums for many popular singers from the Greater China region. The list includes Teresa Teng, Dave Wang Chieh, The Little Tigers, Eric Moo, Andy Lau, Johnny Jiang Yu Heng, Aaron Kwok, etc. He is currently the music director of Yellow Box Studios and Kitho Lab, Singapore. His music score Warriors of the Rainbow for SEEDIQ BALE won the Best Original Film Score at the 48th Golden Horse Awards.
何国杰为知名新加坡电影配乐、唱片制作，以及资深编曲人。曾担任邓丽君、王杰、小虎队、巫启贤、刘德华、姜育恒、郭富城、林志颖、梅艳芳、吕方、叶倩文、谭咏麟、林子祥、王力宏，伍思凯、苏芮、黄莺莺、张惠妹、蔡琴等多名歌手的唱片制作以及编曲工作。现为新加坡广告制作公司Yellow Box Studios音乐总监及新加坡Kitho Lab音乐工作室音乐总监。2011年凭 “赛德克·巴莱”获得第48届金马奖最佳原创电影音乐奖 。
David Lee 李富楠
David Lee has years of experience as a film programmer, film reviewer and publicist, having curated several film festivals and programmes such as the Singapore Chinese Film Festival, SFS Talkies, Animation Nation and SG Films@Library series. He has reviewed movies for Good Morning Singapore on Mediacorp and contributed film articles and reviews to InSing.com. He was the first Programming Manager at Sinema Old School that supported the release of several local independent films. When he was the Distribution and Marketing Manager at InnoForm Media, David promoted more than 30 commercial theatrical releases, including the 2011 local box office hit It’s A Great Great World directed by Kelvin Tong.
David is currently the Vice Chairman of the Singapore Film Society, helping to manage the longest established non-profit film organization in Singapore. He also co-founded The Filmic Eye, a film education initiative that conducts film literacy courses and workshops in schools and public libraries.
李富楠拥有多年电影选片策划，评论和宣传经验。目前为新加坡电影协会副主席，他曾担任新加坡华语电影节策展人，“动画国”影展经理，新传媒第八播道“早安您好”客座影评人， “新电影”独立影院选片经理及“新格媒体”电影发行经理。富楠近期更创办了The Filmic Eye电影学院，学院主要为学府和邻里社区的普罗大众，设计并举办电影相关课程/播映/讲座，期待国人能从观赏电影中获取更多的智识。
Saw Tiong Guan 苏忠源
Saw Tiong Guan was born in 1980 in a small village called Sempalit in Malaysia. A lawyer by training, Tiong Guan teaches law at the Faculty of Law, University of Malaya while pursuing filmmaking at the same time. He obtained a doctorate degree at the University of Melbourne in 2011 with a thesis entitled The Final Cut: Film Censorship in Malaysia, Hong Kong and Australia. Past Present is his first documentary film, an exploration of Tsai Ming-Liang’s journey in film.
Shih Jun 石隽
A iconic Taiwanese movie star from the 1960’s and 70’s, Shih Jun made his movie debut as leading man in King Hu’s seminal Dragon Gate Inn (1965). Since then he has never looked back and starred in several more movies and Wuxia classics such as A Touch of Zen, Raining in the Mountain, and Legends of the Mountain. For his many achievements and roles, he was still mainly known for his performances in Wuxia films and was affectionately given the term of ‘Gentleman Swordsman” by the media and fans. He won the Best Actor at the Asia Pacific Film Festival in 1982 for his role in King Hu’s Wheel of Life (1982), and the Lifetime Achievement Award at the 49th Golden Horse Awards in 2012. Currently a Committee Member of TV Performing Artistes Union in Taipei, and the Chairperson of King Hu Arts and Cultural Foundation. Shih Jun occasionally still acts in TV and film productions. He was last seen in Tsai Ming Liang’s Goodbye Dragon Inn (2003), and will next appear in Hou Hsiao Hsien’s The Assassins (2014), a Wuxia revionist epic that also stars Shu Qi.
Shu Kei 舒琪
Shu Kei began writing scripts for television when he was still studying in the University of Hong Kong. Among the directors he worked with during this period were Ann HUI, Partrick TAM, YIM Ho , Allen FONG and TSUI Hark. He entered Golden Harvest Film Company after graduation as scriptwriter and assistant director. In 1980, he wrote the script for John WOO's TO HELL WITH THE DEVIL. In 1981, he made his directorial debut, SEALED WITH A KISS. Since then, he has directed six drama features, including HU-DU-MEN (1996) and A QUEER STORY (1997) and a documentary, SUNLESS DAYS which won a Jury Award at the Rimini Film Festival and a Special Award at the Berlin Film Festival. He’s also a distributor specialising in art-house films. Up to date, the library of his distribution company has over 200 titles. Besides these, he is responsible for the world marketing and distribution of such important Chinese films as TIAN Zhuangzhuang's THE BLUE KITE, CHEN Kaige's FAREWELL TO MY CONCUBINE, WONG Kar-wai's ASHES OF TIME and CHUNGKING EXPRESS. He is the producer of ZHANG Yuan’s BEIJING BASTARDS and Fruit CHAN’s MADE IN HONG KONG, among others. He has edited and published several anthologies of yearly film reviews for the Hong Kong Film Critics Society, two books on the Hong Kong Cinema in the Fifties and Sixties for the Hong Kong International Film Festival and is the author of two novels. Before joining the Academy of Performing Arts as Faculty Chair of the School of Film and Television, he had taught in University of Hong Kong and was the Artist-in-Residence of Chinese University of Hong Kong in 1999.
舒琪2002 年加入香港演艺学院，现任电影电视学院院长。他于 1977 年毕业于香港大学，先後加入过佳艺电视台、香港电视广播有限公司及嘉禾电影公司担任编剧及副导演，1981 年执导第一部作品《两小无知》，迄今共导演了六部作品，包括《虎度门》、《基佬四十》和《没有太阳的日子》(记录片)。 期间又成立艺术电影发行公司「创造社」，至目前已发行超过 150 部电影。1997年开设电影专门书店「壹角度书店」。曾任香港中文大学邵逸夫堂驻校艺术家，并任香港大学比较文学及英文系客席讲师。着作有《1995 香港电影回顾》、《1994香港电影回顾》(编辑，香港电影评论学会)、《大路之歌：孙瑜回忆录》（合编，台湾：远流出版社）、《香港战後国、粤语电影比较研究：朱石麟、秦剑等作品回顾》、《六十年代粤语电影回顾》(编辑，香港国际电影节)、《许鞍华「越南三部曲」剧本集》(编着，青文出版社)及《中国美少年》（小说，天地图书）。
Tan Chui Mui 陈翠梅
Malaysian filmmaker born in Kuantan, 1978. In 2007, she received the Tiger Award from the 36th International Film Festival Rotterdam with her debut feature Love Conquers All. The film had previously won the New Currents Awards and Fipresci Award at the 11th Pusan International Film Festival in 2006. She is also a very productive short filmmaker, who had won big prizes in two prestigious short film festivals in the world: Oberhausen Short Film Festival, and Clermont-Ferrand Short Film Festival. She has been actively involved in the Malaysia independent film scene, working as producer, editor, script writer and occasionally actress. In 2004, she set up Da Huang Pictures with other Malaysian filmmakers. The main goal of the company is to produce and to promote independent films in an efficient and productive way. They managed to put Malaysian Cinema on the map within only a few years. She had also taken part in competition juries for Rotterdam, Pusan, Shanghai and Vladivostok International Film Festival. In 2010 she moved to Beijing, after her second feature film Year Without A Summer. Further to a number of commercial and personal projects, she is currently developing a feature film, Imperial Exam, a Ming Dynasty period film, produced by Jia Zhangke.Chui Mui is also an accomplished writer and published a collection of prose in 2009.
陈翠梅，1978年出生于关丹的马来西亚电影人。2007年，她执导的第一部剧情片《莫失莫忘》获第36届鹿特丹国际电影节“老虎”奖、第11届釜山国际电影节“New Currents ”奖及“Fipresci”奖。她也勤于拍摄短片，并于Oberhausen及法国克莱蒙费宏短片影展荣获两项大奖。她在马来西亚电影的独立制作圈相当活跃，除了电影制作、导演、编剧，偶尔还担纲女演员。2004年，翠梅与其他马来西亚电影制作人创办了大荒电影制作公司。成立该公司的目的在于以更有效率的方式来推广马来西亚的独立制作电影。该公司在短短数年间成功的把马来西亚电影带上了世界舞台 。于此同时她担任过多个电影节竞争单元的评委。2010年在拍了第二部长片《无夏之年》后移居北京。目前除了负责多个广告项目外，正在制作由贾樟柯监制的明朝古装剧《状元图》。翠梅同时也是写作人，出版了一套散文集。
Eva Tang 邓宝翠
Born in Singapore, Eva Tang has worked as a senior journalist prior to her award of a scholarship from the Singapore Film Commission to study filmmaking in the UK. She was the first Singaporean who had her short film While You Sleep selected by Venice Film Festival in 2002.
Eva earned an MA in directing at the prestigious National Film & Television School (UK) in 2006.Her student film Londres – London won the Governor Award at the Akira Kurosawa Memorial Short Film Competition, Best Artistic Film in Shanghai, Jury Recommendation at the Hong Kong Independent Short Films & Video Awards, and was nominated for Best Short Film at Hawaii and Bangkok International Film Festivals. The National Gallery of Art, USA, also picked it up for a screening. Eva was selected for the 2009 Berlinale Talent Campus, 2010 Torino FilmLab Script&Pitch training and Taipei Golden Horse Film Academy. She is the co-director of two popular feature documentaries “Old Places”(2010) & “Old Romances”(2012) that reminisce the disappearing memories in Singapore.
宝翠曾入选2009年柏林影展新秀研习营、2010Torino FilmLab Script & Pitch 、和台北金马电影学院。宝翠也和本地导演陈子谦和唐惠龙一起联合执两部记录片《老地方》和《老情人》,在新加坡引起一股怀旧之情。
Stephen Teo 张建德
Stephen Teo is an Associate Professor in film studies at the Wee Kim Wee School of Communication and Information, Nanyang Technological University. He specializes in Asian cinemas, with a focus on Hong Kong cinema and other Chinese-language films. He is the author of Hong Kong Cinema: The Extra Dimensions (London: British Film Institute, 1997), Wong Kar-wai (BFI: 2005), King Hu’s A Touch of Zen (Hong Kong: Hong Kong University Press, 2007), Director in Action: Johnnie To and the Hong Kong Action Film (Hong Kong University Press, 2007), Chinese Martial Arts Cinema: The Wuxia Tradition (Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2009), and The Asian Cinema Experience: Styles, Spaces, Theory (London and New York: Routledge, 2013).
Tseng Chiung-yao, Amy 曾琼瑶
Tseng Chiung-yao, Amy received her Bachelor of Architectural Engineering from Fengchia College, Taichung, Taiwan and obtained her Master of Architecture from National Cheng Kung University. She is currently the producer at Taiwan Aerial Imaging, Inc. She has received several awards in recent years for the films produced by her, including Beyond Beauty: Taiwan From Above, an aerial photography documentary which won the Best Documentary Award at the 50th Golden Horse Film Awards and was nominated for the Best Original Film Score; Taiwan National Parks From Above which won the gold award at the 46th WorldFest-Houston.
Wee Li Lin 黄理菱
Wee Li Lin, born in 1973 is one of the pioneer female filmmakers in Singapore. Her prolificfilmography boasts ten short films and two feature films as well as several tele movies and commercials. She has won several awards locally and internationally such as ‘Best Director’ at the Singapore International Film Festival and a ‘Star Award’ at the Shanghai International Film Festival for actress Joanna Dong for her starring role in Li Lin's sophomore feature "Forever". Her films have travelled to prestigious festivals such as the Tribeca Film festival in New York, the Cairo International Film festival, the Shanghai international film festival, the Hawaii International Film Festival and many others. In 2011 the Substation's Singapore short film awards presented Li Lin with an honorary award for her commitment to the local filmmaking scene. Li Lin did her undergraduate studies at Brown University in Rhode Island and her graduate studies at NYU-Tisch Asia where she studied dramatic writing under scholarship from Singapore's Media Development Authority. She is working on several new projects at present and teaches part-time at tertiary film schools. Her latest feature film is ‘Hong Baos and Kisses’.
Yang Li Chou 杨力州
Yang Li Chou graduated from the Tainan National Institute of the Arts Graduate Program in Audio Visual Records and has devoted himself to making documentaries for many years. Between 2012 and 2013, he spent a year shooting his latest film, Bridge Over Troubled Water, which turns out to be a successful box office hit and was also one of Yang’s most challenging work to date. His previous films include the Golden Horse Best Documentary My Football Summer (2006), Young At Heart (2011), and The Long Goodbye (2010).