Jingan Young 楊靜安 is an award-winning playwright, journalist, producer and editor. She is currently a PhD candidate in the Department of Film Studies at King’s College London.
Her research focuses on the cinematic representations of the area of London’s Soho in post-war British cinema. Her thesis ‘Soho on Screen’ is supervised by Dr. Mark Shiel and Dr. Lawrence Napper at King’s College London.
A regular podcast, film essay & screenings of her research is coming soon so watch this space!
This blog will follows her research journey. Excerpts, original essays, videos, maps, stills and filmographies. A love letter to the severely under-represented area of London in cinema. She also is co-founder of the Cities in Crisis Network which held its first symposium in 2017. Publications include upcoming journal articles (Jewish Film and New Media, 2019), a chapter in a book on foreign filmmakers (UCL) and has contributed chapters on books about theatre (Scenes from a Revolution, Pluto Press).
She welcomes anyone who wishes to contribute to her ever-extending list of Soho films firstname.lastname@example.org