Nansun Shi

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Nansun Shi 2011 in Cannes

Nansun Shi ( Chinese  施南生 , Pinyin Shī Nánshēng , Jyutping Si 1 Naam 4 sang 1 ; born August 8, 1951 in Hong Kong ) is a Hong Kong film producer , presenter and a former  senior advisor of the  Media Asia Group . She has worked in the Hong Kong film industry for decades and has been instrumental in the development of Hong Kong film since the late 1970s.

Shi was married to film director Tsui Hark from 1996 to 2014   .

life and career

Shi was born in Hong Kong and did a PhD  in Statistics and Computing at the Polytechnic of North London in the mid-1970s  . She started working for television studios in 1978, working in advertising and programming. Her career as a producer began in 1981 when Karl Maka , Raymond Wong and Dean Shek founded  Cinema City Studios . She was also involved in founding Tsui Hark's film production company, Film Workshop Co. , which produced  City Wolf , Once Upon a Time in China,  and Detective Dee and The Secret of the Phantom Flames .  

In April 2011 Shi was announced as a juror in the main competition of the  2011 Cannes International Film Festival  . In August 2014 she was  named Best Independent Film Producer at the  Locarno Festival .

Web links

Individual evidence

  1. Arnauld Lanuque: Interview with 1st grade HK film producer Nansun Shi. In: Hong Kong Cinemagic. October 15, 2003, accessed August 31, 2017 .
  2. Winnie Chung: Nansun Shi: 'It's not about inferiority or superiority - it's about how good you are at what you do'. In: South China Morning Post . October 9, 2012, accessed August 31, 2017 .
  3. ^ The Jury of the 64th Festival de Cannes. In: April 20, 2011, archived from the original on January 20, 2012 ; accessed on August 31, 2017 (English).
  4. Arnauld Lanuque: Nansun Shi to receive producer award in Locarno. In: Film Business Asia. Archived from the original on May 3, 2014 ; accessed on August 31, 2017 (English).