Nansun Shi at the 2011 Cannes Film Festival
August 8, 1951
|Alma mater||Polytechnic of North London|
|Occupation||film producer, presenter|
|Known for||work in the film industry|
|Spouse(s)||Tsui Hark (m. 1996–2014)|
Nansun Shi ( Chinese: 施南生; born Shi Nan-Sun on 8 August 1951) is a Hong Kong film producer, presenter and a former Senior Advisor for Media Asia Group. She has been in the Hong Kong film industry for many decades and has contributed significantly to the Hong Kong cinema scene since the late 1970s.
Life and career
Shi was born in Hong Kong, attended Maryknoll Convent School for primary and secondary education. She then obtained a degree in statistics and computing from the Polytechnic of North London in the mid-1970s.
Nansun Shi started working for television studios in 1978, involving herself in the publicity and programme departments. Her start as a producer arrived in 1981 when Karl Maka, Raymond Wong and Dean Shek formed Cinema City Studios. Shi is also known as the co-founder of Tsui Hark's production company Film Workshop Co. Ltd., a studio responsible for films such as the A Better Tomorrow, and Once Upon a Time in China.
Honors and awards
- "Nansun Shi". IMDb. Retrieved 7 January 2011.
- Lanuque, Arnauld (October 15, 2003). "Interview with 1st grade HK film producer Nansun Shi". Hong Kong Cinemagic. hkcinemagic.com. Retrieved 7 January 2011.
- Chung, Winnie, "Nansun Shi: 'It's not about inferiority or superiority - it's about how good you are at what you do' : An articulate ambassador for the big screen in Hong Kong who stands in no man's shadow, writes Winnie Chung", South China Morning Post, Oct 09th 2012
- "The Jury of the 64th Festival de Cannes". Cannes. 2011-04-20. Retrieved 2011-04-20.
- Cremin, Stephen. "Nansun Shi to receive producer award in Locarno". Film Business Asia. Archived from the original on May 3, 2014. Retrieved May 3, 2014.
- "24 hours with Nansun Shi", South China Morning Post, Sunday, 24 October 2004