Media Commentary

The full list of publication (particularly before 2015) is currently being updated.

Chan, H.M. (2020), “The importance of film diplomacy for cultural relations between the UK and China”, Asia Dialogue, January 28, 2020

Chan, H.M. (2019), “Reasons to be hopeful: When the Legend of 1900 overtakes Charlie’s Angels”, Asia Dialogue, November 19, 2019

Chan, H.M. & Hurst, M. (2019), “The Special Couple: What film co-production tells us about the future of UK-China cultural relations”, Asia Dialogue, August 15, 2019

Chan, H.M. & Lee, S. (2019), “UK SMEs’ creative exports to China: Animation, IP and more”Asia Dialogue, July 24, 2019

Chan, H.M. (2019), “Making history: Bohemian Rhapsody’s Chinese release and the story of its translation”Asia Dialogue, July 8, 2019

Chan, H.M. (2019), “Hong Kong Protests and Responsibilities of International Media”, JOMEC Blog, July 1, 2019

Chan, H.M. (2019), “UK Films at Shanghai International Film Festival 2019 and Cultural Diplomacy”Asia Dialogue, June 17, 2019

Chan, H.M. (2019), “Why the UK film industry should pay attention to Shanghai International Film Festival”, CGTN, June 16, 2019

Chan, H.M. & Xu, Z. (2019), “Interview with Emma Xu, documentary category programmer, Shanghai International Film Festival”, Take One,  June 14, 2019

Chan, H.M. & Xu, Z. (2019), “48 documentaries at Shanghai International Film Festival: an interview with Emma Xu, documentary category programmer”, Deep Focus, February 11, 2019 [CN]

Chan, H.M. (2019), “The Wandering Earth: why you need to see China’s latest sci-fi blockbuster”The Conversation, March 19, 2019

Chan, H.M. (2019), “Peppa Pig Celebrates Chinese New Year and Provides the Potential for a Copyright Campaign”Asia Dialogue, February 1, 2019

Chan, H.M. (2019), Mary Poppins’s magic could transform the Chinese cinema scene”The ConversationJanuary 30, 2019

Chan, H.M. (2018), “Informing the public: On China’s International Import Expo #CIIE, the British press fails again”Asia Dialogue, December 7, 2018

Chan, H.M. (2018), “European film festivals could learn a lot from London’s diplomatic approach to Chinese cinema”, The Conversation, October 30, 2018

Chan, H.M. (2018), “British film has a golden opportunity in Chinese video on demand”, The Conversation, August 24, 2018

Chan, H.M. (2018), “Documentaries, rom-coms – and tentative first steps in a new era of Sino-British film collaboration”, The Conversation, July 19, 2018

Chan, H.M. (2018), “UK Delegation to the 12th Hangzhou Cultural and Creative Industry Expo (CCIE)”, Asia Dialogue, October 2, 2018

Chan, H.M. (2018), “The Reception of British Films at Shanghai International Film Festival 2018 and Modern Cultural Diplomacy”Asia Dialogue, August 31, 2018

Rong Y.M. & Chan, H.M. (2018), “The Future of Shanghai as an International and Cosmopolitan City of Culture”, with Prof. Rong Yueming (Shanghai Academy of Social Sciences), Asia Dialogue, July 9, 2018

Chan, H.M. (2018), “The Stories of Birt Acres”, JOMEC Blog, May 30, 2018

Chan, H.M. (2018), “Shall Traditions Return to Everyday Life”, UK-Chinese Times, April 13, 2018

Chan, H.M. (2018), “Meet Wales One World Film Festival Director, David Gillam”, JOMEC Blog, February 28, 2018

Chan, H.M. (2018), “The UK-China Golden Era: Some Suggestions for Theresa May”, UK-Chinese Times, February 28, 2018

Chan, H.M. (2017), “Capturing Matters: Huawei’s Photography Revolution”, JOMEC Blog, November 9, 2017

Chan, H.M. (2017), “On Wolf Warrior 2: Thoughts from Africa”, JOMEC Blog, October 12, 2017

Chan, H.M. (2016), “JOMEC’s Hidden Talent: an Interview with Landscape Photographer Daniel Alford”, JOMEC Blog, October 24, 2016

Chan, H.M. (2016), “A Glorious Resistance: the Power of Social Media in Modern China”, JOMEC Blog, May 17, 2016

Chan, H.M. (2016), “An Interview with Wales One World Film Festival Director, David Gillam”, JOMEC Blog, March 21, 2016

Chan, H.M. (2015), “Hong Kong’s Umbrella Movement, a year on: Reflections on News Media and Democracy”, JOMEC Blog, October 30, 2015

Chan, H.M. (2015), “Reporting the Tianjin Explosion: Thoughts on the Chinese Media’s Performance”, JOMEC Blog, August 24, 2015

Chan, H.M. (2014), “An International Student’s Open letter to Hong Kong”, University World News, October 4, 2014

Chan, H.M. (2014), “BFI’s “A Century of Chinese Cinema: An Interview with Dr Victor Fan”, UK-Chinese Times, June 6, 2014

*[Chi] refers to publications in Chinese language.