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XIE Fei 謝飛

Xie Fei is an internationally-recognized Chinese film director. He graduated from Beijing Film Academy in 1965, and became the Vice President of the institution in 1985. His 1989 film Black Snow was awarded Best Film of 13th Hundred Flowers Awards in China and Silver Bear award of 40th Berlin International Film Festival. Woman Sesame Oil Maker shared the Golden Bear award with The Wedding Banquet by Ang Lee in 1993. A Mongolian Tale won Best Director award of 19th Montreal International Film Festival in 1995. Director Xie was a member of the jury at the Berlin International Film Festival in 2001.

Russell WILLIAMS

Russell Williams is a full-time professor of Film and Media Arts at American University. He joined AU after an illustrious career in Hollywood, where he won two Academy Awards for his sound work on Glory and Dances with Wolves. He is an experienced producer, and his work has brought him honors and recognition from the mayors of both Washington, D.C. and Los Angeles, from the American Film Institute, and from Cal State Northridge, Howard University and American University. He has taught at UCLA, USC and Cal. State Northridge.

ZHOU Hao 周浩

Hao Zhou is an independent Chinese documentary filmmaker and winner of the Taipei Golden Horse Award Best Documentary award in 2014 and 2015 for his films, Cotton and The Chinese Mayor.

Zhou made his transition from a journalist to a documentary maker in 2002 in pursuit for a more realistic way of presenting stories.  Since then, Zhou has produced a number of documentaries, such as Hou Jie (2001), Senior Year (2005), Using (2007), The Transition Period (2010), Cop Shop (2009), and Emergency Room (2013).

Tom VICK

An expert in Asian film, Tom Vick is the curator of film at the Freer and Sackler. He holds a BA in literature from Purchase College in New York and an MFA in film/video from California Institute of the Arts. He is a consultant for the International Film Festival Rotterdam and has served on the juries of the Korean Film Festival in Los Angeles, the Fantasia Film Festival in Montreal, and Filmfest DC. His book, Asian Cinema: A Field Guide (2008) provides an insightful overview of the dynamic world of Asian cinema. He is currently working on a book about Japanese filmmaker Seijun Suzuki.

ZHANG Ling 張泠

Ling Zhang is a Visiting Assistant Professor of Cinema Studies at SUNY Purchase. She received her PhD from the Department of Cinema and Media Studies at the University of Chicago. She specializes in film sound theory, Chinese-language cinema and opera, cinema and travel/mobility, ruins in cinema, as well as film and urbanism. Zhang used to be a documentary filmmaker and is also an established Chinese film critic with a published collection of reviews and essays in Chinese (2011).

Anita LONG

Anita Long is a storyteller, filmmaker, and social entrepreneurs.

She is the CEO of Long Films Studio and President of Women in Film and Television Houston. Anita is Managing Editor of International Focus (IF) Magazine. Ms. Long is an experienced International Baccalaureate (IB) Film educator and movie producer/director who has been awarded medals in association with DCN Silicon Valley and New York from The Smithsonian Institute, Permanent Research Collection housed at the National Museum of American History, Awards for Visionary Use of Information Technology to Effect Positive Educational and published in the Library of Congress. Examples of her work are published in the Library of Congress and in more than 30 museums and libraries around the country.

Michael BERRY

Michael Berry is Professor of contemporary Chinese cultural studies at the University of California, Santa Barbara. He received his Ph.D. in East Asian Languages and Cultures from Columbia University in 2004. His research interests include modern Chinese literature, Chinese cinema, cultural studies, and translation.

He has served as a jury member for the Golden Horse Film Festival (Taipei, 2010), Fresh Wave Film Festival (Hong Kong, 2013), the Dream of the Red Chamber Literary Award (Hong Kong, 2012, 2014, 2016), The Los Angeles International Culture Film Festival (2015), and the NEA Translation Fellowship (2016).

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