“I believe in the mediation power of film. Do you?”

Dr Hiu Man Chan is the Founder & Executive Director of UK-China Film Collab (UCFC), a non-profit, non-governmental organisation registered in the UK. She oversees UCFC’s daily operations and management.

Favourite Films

Barry Lyndon (1975), King of Comedy (1999), Lust, Caution (2007), Chinese Box (1997)

Invited Talks

1 Nov, 2023 – USTB, Beijing, “The task of a translator and the different dimensions of cultural translation in electric shadows”

25 Oct, 2023 – RZ Institute for Corporate Social Responsibility, Beijing, “International storytelling in corporate films”

23 Oct, 2023 – XATU, Xi’an, “Searching for heritage inspired animation IPs between the UK and China”

15 Mar, 2022 – University of Liverpool, “Business and Creative Opportunities in China for Liverpool film companies”

26 Oct, 2021 – Cambridge University China Forum, “An Inquiry into UK-China film diplomacy”

Funded R&D Projects

Principal Investigator: To Search for a Sustainable UK-China Film Collaboration Model: Unlocking Issues Around Film Distribution Mechanisms