蔡甘銓 Choi Kam Chuen (Jimmy)

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電影發燒友,社會行動者,紀錄片専家,資深策展人。
八十年代中電影圈曾任收音師、副導及製作經理合作者有徐克、林嶺東、成龍等人。八九年發起及創辦紀錄片團體錄影力量、和弱勢社群一起以録像介入社會。九零年至二零零一年為香港藝術中心電影及錄像部總監,除了每月安排25-30部電影以不同的主題放映外,並策劃各種活動推動本地電影文化。曾為多個電影節和紐約現代美術館提供節目。創立的「香港獨立短片及錄像比賽」和「盛智文媒體中心」是本地獨立電影製作的溫床。曾任香港及北京的CNEX和各大電影節包括香港,新加坡、台北、鹿特丹、柏林及山形和台灣紀錄片節的評審。作品曾在山形國際紀錄片節展出,現兼職教授浸會、嶺南、城市、和中文大學的本科生及碩士生。曾任香港藝術發展局電影及媒體藝術小組增補委員(1997-2000),零八年獲香港學術及職業資歷評審局委任行業/學科專家(電影)至今。

An ardent cinephile, activist, documentary expert, and seasoned curator of art events. In mid-80s, he worked in Hong Kong film industry for 3 years under directors such as Tsui Hark, Ringo Lam, and Jackie Chan. In 1989, He initiated and set up Videopower to produce socially engaged documentaries with underprivileged groups. While working at the Hong Kong Arts Centre as the Director of the Film and Video Department (1990-2001), he screened 25-30 films a month under various themes and helped building up the infrastructure for local independent productions by setting up a Zeman Media Centre, the Hong Kong Independent Short Film and Video Awards (IFVA), and co-founding Hong Kong – Asia Film Financing Forum (HAF). He has also curated programmes for Hong Kong International Film Festival, Sydney Festival, and Museum of Modern Arts New York (MOMA) and has been on the jury panels of international film festivals in Hong Kong, Taipei, Tainan, Ningbo, Rotterdam, Berlin, Taiwan International Documentary Festival (TIDF) and Yamagata International Documentary Film Festival and pitching forums of CNEX in Hong Kong and Beijing. His last documentary was shown in Yamagata International Documentary Film Festival 1995. Has been appointed co-opt member of Arts Development Council’s Film and Media Arts Committee (1997-2000) and Specialist of Hong Kong Council for Accreditation of Academic & Vocational Qualifications (2008-). He is now teaching part-time at various universities.