English for film production: from Hong Kong to Hollywood - HKU SPACE
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Jun 2019
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English for film production: from Hong Kong to Hollywood

Event of
Open SPACE 2019
Event Unit
| English

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Date & time
01Jun 2019 (Sat)11:00 - 12:00
Venue
Room 312, 3/F, Admiralty Centre, 18 Harcourt Road, Hong Kong (access via the shopping arcade escalators through Exit A, Admiralty MTR Station)
Fee
Free
Speaker
Ms. To Yuk Ching, film director and consultant to CreateHK

Ms. To Yuk Ching, film director and consultant to CreateHK

Ms To Yuk Ching, film director and consultant to CreateHK Graduating with a master’s degree from University of the Arts London, and having completed a film directing course at New York University, Ms To has been a consultant to CreateHK since 2017. She was nominated as Best New Director for the 25th Hong Kong Film Directors’ Guild in 2015. Twilight Online – directed, written, and produced by Ms To – received important awards at the Accolade Global Film Competition in California, and the Indie Fest Film Awards in San Diego, the United States. Throughout her career path in the film industry, Ms To has been in collaboration with top movie stars including Leon Lai and Jason Wu Jing.

Enquiry
3762 0929
Relevant Programmes
Learning English through Film Appreciation Reading Drama British English Elocution Advanced Speaking and Listening Academic Writing Skills
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Remarks

Language - English augmented with Cantonese


Ms Maggie To will share the following experiences of learning and using English:

a. Studying a New York University directing course and the University of the Arts London master’s degree programme;
b. Helping British legendary Peter Greenaway CBE produce movie The Pillow Book;
c. Screenwriting and producing Leon Lai’s movie A Melody Looking;

Maggie will also discuss the impact of Chinese film companies producing Hollywood movies on learning and using the English language.

 

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