Associate Professor
Associate Dean of DCC/Acting PD of MAFTNM
office: CC502-R4

(PhD, Macau University; Associate Dean of DCC; Associate Professor of CTV) Wei Jiang was officially selected by China Film Foundation to be a visiting scholar at the School of Cinematic Arts, University of Southern California on the T. C. Wang Fellowship. Before he went to pursue his PhD study at the University of Macau, he had professional experience in the Chinese film industry, having worked as director’s assistant, assistant director, art department coordinator, and other positions for various film and TV productions, such as John Woo’s Red Cliff I & II, Mikael Hafstorm’s Shanghai, Jin Yimeng’sSophie’s Revenge, and Jiang Wen’s Let the Bullets Fly.


1. Scriptwriter & Producer  

      Digital Film Production- “Love is Colder than Death”  (2013.1-2015.9)《愛比死更冷》

  • Director: Ho Fei 何飛 

  • Officially selected by the Full-Length Feature Film Aid Programme sponsored by the Instituto Cultural de Macau (ICM) in 2014

  • Special screening at the Second Macau International Film Festival 2017

  • Special screening at the Golden Rooster and Hundred Flowers Film Festival 2018

2. 1st Assistant Director   

      Digital Film Production for CCTV 6- “Happy Lovers” (With Red One System) (08/2010-09/2010) 《愛我別錯過》

  • Director: Chen Jing 陳靜

 3. 2nd Assistant Director     

      1) Film Production- “Sophie’s Revenge” (10/20/2008- 01/09/2009) 《菲常完美》

  • Director: Jin Yimeng 金依萌

  • Starring: Zhang Ziyi 章子怡, Fan Bingbing 范冰冰, So Ji-Seob蘇志燮 (South Korea), Lin Xinru 林心如 (Taiwan), Yao Chen 姚晨

       2) Film Production- “Red Cliff II” (04/22/2008-10/08/2008) 《赤壁 下》

  • Director: John Woo 吳宇森 (Hong Kong), Leung Pak Kin 梁栢堅 (Hong Kong)

4. Art Dept. Coordinator   

     1) Film Production- “Let the Bullets Fly” (02/04/2009-08/21/2009) 《讓子彈飛》

  • Director: Jiang Wen 姜文

     2) Film Production-“Chandni Chowk to China” (India) (12/02/2007-12/10/2007) 《中國製造》

  • Director: Nikhil Advani (Bollywood)

 5. Assistant to Director      

     1) Film Production- “Shanghai” (U.S.A.) (12/12/2007- 02/10/2008)《諜海風雲》

  • Director: Mikael Hafstorm (Sweden)

  • Starring: Chow Yun-Fat 周潤發 (Hong Kong), John Cusack (U.S.A.), Gong Li 鞏俐

      2) Film Production- “Red Cliff I” (07/09/2007- 01/12/2007)《赤壁 上》

  • Director: John Woo 吳宇森 (Hong Kong), Leung Pak Kin 梁栢堅 (Hong Kong)

      3) 30-Episode TV Drama of CCTV- “Korean War” (12/2000- 01/2001)《朝鮮戰爭》

  • Director: Li Qiankuan & Xiao Guiyun 李前宽&蕭桂雲

6. Visual Effect Assistant   

       Film Production-“Sophie’s Revenge” (10/20/2008- 01/09/2009)《菲常完美》

  • Director: Jin Yimen 金依萌

7. Script Supervisor   

      40-Episode TV Drama of CCTV- “Blue Sky Holy Land” (08/2006- 04/2007)《蒼天聖土》

  • Director: Li Qiankuan & Xiao Guiyun李前宽&蕭桂雲

8. Assistant Producer   

      Starwin Media Holdings, U.S.A. (08/2005- 07/2006)

  • Promoting IPTV programs

9. Coordinator   

       ABS-CBN Philippines/ China Film Foundation (05/2001- 02/2002)

  • Responsible for scheduling the visit of the Chairperson of China Film Foundation to ABS-CBN, the largest media network in the Philippines

  • Interpreter for the negotiation between China Film Foundation and ABS-CBN for a film co-production titled “Tsino”

10. Reader/ Translator   

       ABS-CBN Philippines/ China Film Foundation (05/2001-07-2004)

  • Translator and reader for the screenplay titled “Tsino” written by Ricky Lee

  • Translator and reader for various Filipino TV dramas exported to China

Selected Publications:


 Tan, See Kam, and Jiang, Wei. 2011. Cong “liangzhu” dao “ainu xinzhuan”: shaoshi qiqingpian de kuer jiedu (From “Butterfly Lovers” to “Lust for Love of A Chinese Courtesan”: A Queer Reading of Shaw Brothers’ Qiqing Films). In Xianggang de zhongguo: shaoshi dianying (Hong Kong’s “China”: Films of Shaw Brothers). eds. Hui Liu and Poshek Fu, 63-84. Hong Kong: Oxford University Press.

Jiang, Wei. September 15, 2011. Aomen ticai yingpian shouhuo huabiao jiang: cong dianying “xinghai” qiantan aomen wenhua chuangyi chanye de fazhan (The First Huabiao Award to Macau-themed Film: From “The Star and the Sea” to A Brief Talk on the Development of Macau’s Cultural and Creative Industry). Vol. 178. Macau Convention & Exhibition Economy Journal.    

Xu, Xiaying, Tan, See Kam, Jiang, Wei. 2013. Of Goats, Lambs, Sheep and Wolves: Chinese Animation and Cultural Industries. Asian Cinema 24 (2). 239-258.

Liebler, Carol, Jiang, Wei, and Li, Chen. 2015. Beauty, Binaries and the Big Screen in China: Character Gender in Feature Films. Asian Journal of Communication (SSCI). 25 (6):584-599.

Jiang Wei, 1st-3rd August 2018, From Wokou to Guizi: A Genealogical Quest of Anti-Japanese Discourses in Chinese Context, Proceedings of WEI International Academic Conference on Humanities and Social Sciences, Harvard Faculty Club, Boston, U.S.A. ISSN: 2167-3179 (Online) U.S.A.


Jiang, Wei. 3rd– 20th October 2010. The Rape of History: A Comparative Study of the Holocaust Denial and Japanese War Crime Revisionism. Holocaust Education Seminar for Chinese Educators, Yad Vashem, Jerusalem, Israel.

Jiang, Wei. 2nd – 4th July 2010. Fading Red: Rethinking the Revolutionary Model Opera Films of Mao’s Cultural Revolution. The Screen Conference 2010, University of Glasgow, United Kingdom.

Jiang, Wei, 16th—20th March 2012, Reinventing Communist Myth: Nation-Building in

Youth in the Flames of War. Asian Cinema Studies Society Conference 2012, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, China.

Jiang, Wei, 23rd—25th February 2012, Long live the great unity of all nationalities of China: ethnic minorities on screen after 1949. Culture and Identity in Times of Change, University of Macau, Macau SAR, China.

Jiang, Wei, 25th—27th October 2012, Redemption and Elevation: Superscribing Revolutionary Deities in the Revolutionary Model Opera Films of Mao’s Cultural Revolution, 5th International Conference of the Spanish Society for the Literary study of Popular Culture (SELICUP), Multidisciplinary Views on Popular Culture, University of Castilla-La Mancha, Toledo, Spain.

Jiang Wei, 14th-16th July 2014, Perpetual Devils: Guizi Culture in Chinese War Films after 1949, 11th Asian Cinema Studies Conference: Post-Asia Film, Media and Popular Culture, University of Macau, Macau SAR, China.

Jiang Wei, 27th-29th October 2016, Perpetual Devils: Japanese Representations in Chinese War Films after 1949, Asian Conference on Film and Documentary 2016, Art Center of Kobe, Kobe City, Japan.


The Revolutionary Model Opera Films of the Cultural Revolution (suspended as requested by National Security)


“鬼子”话语与国家主义建构:1950年代与1960年代中国战争电影中日本人形象之研究, target at 电影艺术(CSSCI)

Content, Platforms and Distribution: Challenges and Prospect in the field of online webisode productions, book chapter, will be published as a book chapter in 2021 by Anthem Press

Grants and Projects:


UIC Research Grant (Category I): Perpetual Devils: Guizi Discourse and Nation Building in Chinese War Films (1949-2017), 2017-2018.

UIC Research Grant (Category II): Fading Red: Rethinking the Revolutionary Model Opera Film of Mao’s Cultural Revolution, 2018-2019.

2018 Guangdong University Quality Assurance Project

UIC Research Grant (Category II) 2019-2020

2020年度国家社会科学基金重点项目 (under review)


Representations of the Japanese in Chinese War Films after 1949

Revolutionary Model Opera Films of Mao’s Cultural Revolution

Qiqing Films of Shaw Brothers

Shadow Plays

Chinese Online Films and Webisodes