[ Plenary Speaker ]

Head of Department in Journalism and Advertising
Xiamen University

Speech Title: “Post COVID-19 Era: the best and worst of times for Asian Screen Industries” 

Associate Professor Dr Wang Changsong is the Head of Department in Journalism and Advertising, at Xiamen Univefsity Malaysia, where he directed the Centre for ASEAN and Chinese Screen Studies. Dr. Wang holds a Ph.D in Film and Broadcasting from Universiti Sains Malaysia. He served as a jury for several international film festivals held in China and Malaysia. Currently, he is the Secretary General of International Network on Media and Communication (INMC), and expert fellow for Asian & Chinese-language Cinema Research Center, Beijing Normal University, China.

Dr. Wang is the author of Genre Analysis: Chinese Youth on Screen (2020) and Chinese Youth Cinema: Youth Film as A Genre (2015). He authored and co-authored more than 40 journal articles and book chapters in both English and Chinese. He also worked for several international journals as an editorial board member. His research interests include contemporary film theory and practice, media and cultural theory, film history and gender representation in film.