18 April 2016

Combining art and functionality can produce powerful documentaries, explains controversial Chinese filmmaker

Documentary filmmaker Zhao Liang believes that all films, whether documentaries or feature films, should also be works of art. Zhao explained his approach of combining art with practical value—such as carrying a social message—during a […]
11 January 2016

Hong Kong documentary seed grants – apply now!

A new programme aimed at supporting emerging documentary filmmakers with cash grants and instruction by award-winning filmmakers is now open. Documentary-makers with projects related to Hong Kong can apply. Grants support both short and feature-length […]
11 January 2016

A fresh look at Hong Kong: JMSC undergraduates shine a light on social issues in the city through video projects

A report on how NGOs are trying to protect vulnerable children in HK’s poorest areas and the story of how hundreds in the city are facing a long wait for sex reassignment surgery are two […]
6 November 2015

Documentary screening: Mystery monkeys of Shangri-la (Sunday 15 November)

It’s a story of a family of Yunnan snub-nosed monkeys living in the highest forests in the world produced by award-winning filmmaker Xi Zhinong. A group of filmmakers from Wild China Film Studio, led by […]
30 March 2015

Hong Kong student stars at US screening of “My Voice, My Life”

A visually impaired student with a lead role in “My Voice, My Life”, a documentary directed by Oscar-winning JMSC lecturer Ruby Yang, has headlined the film’s screening at the Centre for Asian American Media film festival 2015 (CAAMfest) in San Francisco.
11 December 2014

JMSC student documentary premieres on MSNBC

A documentary made by JMSC master of journalism students about the Hong Kong pro-democracy movement has premiered on the website of major U.S. television network, MSNBC.
29 October 2014

Documentary by JMSC’s Ruby Yang raises over $900,000 for scholarships

The gala premiere of "My Voice, My Life", a film directed by JMSC documentary teacher, Ruby Yang, that follows the personal journey of four under-privileged Hong Kong high school students, has raised over $900,000 for the University of Hong Kong's First-in-the-Family Education fund.
8 May 2014

Hong Kong Premiere of “Assignment China: Tiananmen Square” Set for May 19

A documentary on behind-the-scenes stories from American reporters who covered the student-led protests and the bloody crackdown 25 years ago.