Yin, Hong

BA MA (Sichuan) PhD (Beijing Normal)

Professor of Film and Television Studies

Director, Center for Film and Television Studies

[Research Interests]

Media Critique, Arts of Film and Television,Contemporary Chinese Film and Television.


An Introduction to Arts of Film and Television, Film and Television Studies, Arts of Film and Television Theories and Practices, Film & Television Culture and Arts Studies, Special Research on Film and Television Communication.


Professor Yin was born in Chongqing and received his BA and MA from Sichuan University. He was then a lecturer in the Sichuan University's Chinese Department until in 1989 when he completed PhD at Beijing Normal University, he was appointed an associate professor at the same university. In 1995, he was a senior visiting scholar at the York University of Canada and then become professor, head of the department and supervisor for PhD programmes. In 1999, Professor Yin joined the faculty at Tsinghua and appointed the professorship of film and television studies. Professor is renown for his appearance as judges of many national and governmental awards for television and film productions including the SARFT's Feitian Award for best TV Drama, and the Xingguang Award for the best television programmes. He is also guest professors and visiting research fellows in many leading universities and professional associations nationally as well as sitting in the senior editorial board of the leading journals in this area, including the Journal of Chinese Radio and Television, Cultural Monthly, Film and Television Arts, Journalism and Communications. Professor Yin has published 7 books and edited 6 books and written 2 textbooks. More than 200 papers were published in academic journals both in China and abroad. Yin is the Chairman of Committee of Film Theory and Critique of China Film Association, Vice-chairman of  Beijing Film Association, Vice-chairman of Committee of Colleges of China Television Association,  Vice-chairman of  Association of Film and Television Studies of China Colleges, Vice-chairman of Association of Chinese Media Economy and Management Studies and Advisor of Beijing City Government and China Central Television (CCTV).Practically, he is also a senior advisor to varied CCTV programmes, and many independent TV drama and Film makers.