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Dr Michael Kho Lim

Dr Michael Kho Lim


School of Journalism, Media and Culture

+44 (0)29 2087 0993
Two Central Square, Central Square, Cardiff, CF10 1FS


Michael’s career trajectory lies at the intersection of industry and academia. He has extensive experience in the management of cultural and creative industries, assuming various roles, such as being a film producer, executive director, general manager, and holding creative and managerial positions in content writing and editing for different publications. He has produced several short and full-length feature films, documentaries, and music videos. He also has several years of university teaching experience handling modules on screen production, creative entrepreneurship, cultural economy and sustainable development, among others.

Michael’s research interests include Asian cinema, independent filmmaking, film distribution, cultural economy and the broader area of cultural and creative industries. He is the author of Philippine Cinema and the Cultural Economy of Distribution (Palgrave Macmillan, 2019) and co-author of The Media Kit: A Frame-by-Frame Guide to Visual Production (Anvil Publishing, 2008). He is co-editor of Re-imagining Creative Cities in Twenty-First Century Asia (with Xin Gu and Justin O’Connor; Palgrave Macmillan, 2020) and Sine ni Lav Diaz: A Long Take on the Filipino Auteur (with Parichay Patra; Intellect Ltd. and De La Salle University Publishing House, 2021).

He is presently the acting Course Director of the MA in Cultural and Creative Industries, and sits as Assistant Secretary on the National Committee on Cinema under the Sub-commission on the Arts of the National Commission for Culture and the Arts (Philippines).




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