New Business Ideas and Models for UK-China Film Collaboration: What is the future of virtual production?

What is the future of virtual production?



Odyssey: a Chinese cinema season – Panel 9

New business ideas and model for UK-China film collaboration


Dr Xiaosong Yang, Associate Professor, National Centre for Computer Animation, Bournemouth University

Dr Pearl Wang, Associate Professor, Shanghai Jiao Tong University


Dr Hiu Man Chan, Founder & Director, UK-China Film Collab

Panel Description:

This panel will introduce the latest AHRC funded project led by Dr Xiaosong Yang. The ‚ÄúUK-China Research and Innovation Collaboration in Cloud-based Virtual Film Production (UCCVP)‚ÄĚ project aims to explore and investigate the status of cloud-based virtual film production in both the UK and China, identifying the key challenges of cross-country remote coordination and developing future strategic plans for UK-China collaboration in the film industry. The project will deliver a thorough market research report to inform and guide research institutes in the UK for future investment in working with China, and build a collaborative network in research and innovation, including beneficiaries in both academic and industry communities from the two countries.

About Odyssey:

Odyssey aims to empower a shared appreciation of film, to create an inclusive cinematic experience, and to encourage cross-cultural understanding. From 10th May to 10th June 2022, with more than 60 films in 6 curated sections, 10 panel discussions and many inspiring Q&A sessions, we will bring you a whole month of outstanding and innovative Chinese cinema that promises to illuminate your mind. The festival will not only introduce the latest young Chinese film talents to the UK audience, but also provide forums for professionals to exchange creativity and business ideas.

The event is finished.


Jun 09 2022


8:00 am - 9:00 am

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