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Online video sharing: an alternative channel for film distribution? Copyright enforcement, censorship, and Chinese independent cinema (2016)
Journal Article
Feng, L. (2017). Online video sharing: an alternative channel for film distribution? Copyright enforcement, censorship, and Chinese independent cinema. Chinese Journal of Communication, 10(3), (279-294). doi:10.1080/17544750.2016.1247736. ISSN 1754-4750

Regarding piracy as a crime of stealing copyright holders’ rightful profits, many creative industries, such as the film, music, and gaming industries, are battling for tough administrative and legal enforcement against copyright infringement. However... Read More

‘I’m ugly, but gentle’: performing ‘little character’ in post-Mao Chinese comedies (2014)
Journal Article
Feng, L. (2014). ‘I’m ugly, but gentle’: performing ‘little character’ in post-Mao Chinese comedies. Transnational Cinemas, 5(2), 127-140. doi:10.1080/20403526.2014.959725

Stars are often associated with glamour and beauty, but in this paper I would like to question how the concept of “chou” (literally meaning ugliness) is embraced in contemporary Chinese cinema. The popularity of chouxing (ugly star) in the Chinese ci... Read More

Translocal imagination of Hong Kong connections: the shifting of Chow Yun-Fat's star image since 1997 (2014)
Book Chapter
Feng, L. (2014). Translocal imagination of Hong Kong connections: the shifting of Chow Yun-Fat's star image since 1997

Anyone who is interested in Hong Kong cinema must be familiar with one name: Chow Yun-fat (b. 1955). He rose to film stardom in the 1980s when Hong Kong cinema started to attract global attention beyond East Asia. During his early screen career, Chow... Read More