Wang, George Chun Han 王君瀚

 

Professor
Academy for Creative Media
Department: 956-0753
Fax: 956-6662
Email: wangch@hawaii.edu

BA 1990, Tamkang University
MFA 1996, American Film Institute

George Wang teaches production, editing, post sound and film studies courses at the Academy for Creative Media at UH Mānoa. He is a recipient of a Fulbright U.S. Scholar Award to teach/research at The University of Hong Kong. His research focuses on the life and works of King Hu, the cinematic titan who revolutionized the martial arts/wuxia genre.

His articles and reviews appear in Asian Cinema journal, Journal of Chinese Cinemas, Journal of Film and Video and Journal of Media Education, etc. George is co-editor for Asian Cinema journal’s special issue Cinematic Currents Between China and the United States (with Tim Gruenewald). For the King Hu Retrospective at the 15th Far East Film Festival (Udine, Italy), George co-edited  King Hu in His Own Words (with editor Roger Garcia), the first English language publication of King Hu’s writings.

Selected Publications

Wang, G.C.H. (2018). King Hu in Hollywood: Making The Battle of Ono. Asian Cinema, 29(1), 37-61.

Gruenewald, T. & Wang, G.C.H. (2018). East West Flows: Cinematic Currents between China and the US. Asian Cinema, 29(1), 3-14.

Wang, G.C.H. (2017). Review: Film Rhythm after Sound: Technology, Music and Performance by Lea Jacobs. Journal of Film and Video, 69(2), 58-59.

Wang, G.C.H. (2017). M. Butterfly. In Bernadi, D., & Green, M. (Eds.) Race in American Film: Voices and Visions that Shaped a Nation (pp. 567-568). Santa Barbara: ABC-CLIO/Greenwood.

Wang, G.C.H. (2017). The Joy Luck Club. In Bernadi, D., & Green, M. (Eds.) Race in American Film (pp. 495-497). Santa Barbara: ABC-CLIO/Greenwood.

Wang, G.C.H. (2017). Wayne Wang. In Bernadi, D., & Green, M. (Eds.) Race in American Film (pp. 896-899). Santa Barbara: ABC-CLIO/Greenwood.

Wang, G.C.H. (2015). King Hu in 1949: at a Crossroads between an American Dream and a Promising Career in Cinema. Journal of History Society AAHKUSU, 65(1), 30-33. (published in Chinese)

Wang, G.C.H. (2013). Reading King Hu: A Note on His Literary Style. In Garcia, R., & Wang, G.C.H. (Eds.) King Hu in His Own Words (pp. 19-21). Udine: Centro Espressioni Cinematografiche.

Wang, G.C.H. (2013). Poison: aka Linda Lee’s First Assignment. In Garcia, R., & Wang, G.C.H. (Eds.) King Hu in His Own Words (pp. 154-159). Udine: Centro Espressioni Cinematografiche.

Wang, G.C.H. (2012). No Signs of Slowing Down: The Renaissance of Taiwanese Cinema. In Abraham Ferrer (Ed.) The Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival (pp. 24-29). Los Angeles: Visual Communications.

Wang, G.C.H. (2011). Bringing Laughter in Changing Times: Taiwan’s Comedy Cinema. In Roger Garcia (Ed.) Asia Laughs! A Survey of Asian Comedy Films (pp. 161-172). Udine: Centro Espressioni Cinematografiche.

Wang, G.C.H. (2011). Taiwan’s King of Comedy: An Interview with Kevin Chu. In Roger Garcia (Ed.) Asia Laughs! A Survey of Asian Comedy Films (pp. 173-179). Udine: Centro Espressioni Cinematografiche.

Wang, G.C.H. (2011). Personalized Development, Empowered for the Classroom. Journal of Media Education, 2(1), 39-43.

Wang, G.C.H. (2010). King Hu and Run Run Shaw: The Clash of Two Cinema Legends. Journal of Chinese Cinemas, 4(2), 127–142.

Link to his ACM webpage