Wen-shing HO
Tenured Associate Professor SJTU E-mail: drho@sjtu.edu.cn

Research field:Musical notation to digital cinema, Jazz improvisation to film direction and conception , Raw metadata recording technology , Interactive cinema and Augmented reality, Media landscape of civilization, Narrative Film Direction and Script Writing, Soundscape for Screen Expression

Dr. Wen-Shing Ho is a filmmaker and academic. Her experiences with multidisciplinary art works (Film, Music, and Dance) have allowed her to cultivate an interest in oriental aesthetics, and have involved collaborative projects with Singapore Odyssey Dance Theater, UK Evolving Moving Dance Company, and Toho Film Studio.  Dr. Ho’ films have garnered acclaim through screenings at most prestigious film festivals and at venues such as the Smithsonian in Washington D.C. and Singapore National Gallery Theater. According to the VARIETY, Dr. Ho’s film “TAKAO DANCER offers a refreshingly playful break from cinematic storytelling conventions.”

Dr. Ho received the Doctor of Science from Global Information and Telecommunication Studies at Waseda University in Tokyo Japan, the graduate credits in Film Music at Tisch School of the Arts, New York University and a Master of Fine Arts in Film and Electronic Media at School of Communications, American University in Washington, DC. Dr. Ho was assistant professor at the Department of Performing and Fine Arts, DeSales University, USA (2001-2004) the School of Art, Design and Media, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (2005-2010). She frequently acted as a visiting professor/artist, most notably at NYU Tisch Asia, Shanghai Conservatory of Music, China Academy of Fine Arts, and FAMU (Czech National Film-Art-Music University of Performing Arts and Theater, Department of Cinema and Photography).