Anna Leask was one of six student-producers from the University of Lincoln School of Film & Media who were selected to take part in Looking China 2015. ‘This was the biggest adventure I have ever had and I will remember every minute of it’ – that was the last entry in her diary to record her time on this global film -making project, which aimed to enhance cultural communication between China and the world through the art of film. Anna said: This is a ten minute documentary film I made in Chengdu/China for the Looking China 2015 project. I worked with two Chinese volunteers who helped to organise locations and translate for me. I was cinematographer, sound, director and editor. My film is about Sichuan Embroidery in Anjing Town. It focuses on the workers and their stories.
Anna will be in her third year studying Media Production in the new academic year 2015-16 at the University of Lincoln (UK). She has shared her diary during the Looking China Project.Continue reading →
News from University of Lincoln School of Film & Media: Documentaries about Chinese culture have been created by University of Lincoln filmmakers as part of a global workshop. Six students from LSFM were chosen to take part in a global workshop called Looking China 2015 – to enhance cultural communication between China and the rest of the world through the art of film.
The LSFM students travelled to Sichuan University of Media and Communication in Chengdu this year, as fellow filmmakers from universities across king China is organised by the Academy for International Communication of Chinese Culture at Beijing Normal University, one of the oldest and most prestigious universities in the country, and the link was established with Lincoln as a result of Professor Brian Winston’s Visiting Fellowship there. Students Lucy Norton, Bryony Hooper, Tara Clements, Granby Limb, Emma Bridgewood, and Anna Leask each produced a short ten minute film, all of which will now be shown across the world via the Looking China YouTube channel.