20 July 2016

Documentary celebrating peace and friendship through music by Oscar-winning director premieres in Hong Kong

More than 300 guests, including Carrie Lam, Chief Secretary for Administration of the Hong Kong SAR Government, attended the premiere of the latest film by Academy Award-winning director Ruby Yang in Hong Kong on 17 […]
8 July 2016

JMSC students take gold in documentary competition

A team of JMSC students and their teammate from Lingnan University have won the Gold Award in a documentary competition organised by Hong Kong Baptist University. Maggie Tan, Poo Yee Kai and Aston Law of […]
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.