Forum Panelists

余兒

     資深漫畫編劇,作品題材包括:技擊、武俠、愛情、黑色荒誕等。第一本小說《九龍城寨》出版後,正式投身文字媒體出版。該作其後改編成漫畫版,由他同時擔任編劇。憑《九龍城寨》漫畫(原作、編劇)獲「第七屆日本國際漫畫賞受賞作品」,是香港首位獲得此項殊榮的小說作者。

 

     另著有《今晚打喪屍》系列、《那年五月 他和她遇上了》。上述作品均有授權電影、漫畫、手機遊戲等跨媒體改編。

 

     2013年開設「創造館」出版社,主要業務為出版,致力推動本土創作。至今出版逾七十部作品,包括漫畫、小說、兒童繪本、圖文相集等。兼任出品人、總編輯。

Yuyi  余兒

     is a seasoned comic book scriptwriter, with themes including: war, martial arts, romance, and comedy noir. Yuyi officially began his career in print media after the publication of his first novel City of Darkness. He later adapted the work, writing the comic book script himself.  Yuyi won an award in Japan's Seventh International Manga Awards for the comic work City of Darkness (as original author and scriptwriter.) He is the first Hong Kong novelist to have won such an accolade.

 

     He has also authored the Z for Zombie series and soon to be published in the summer of 2019, the romantic comedy : The Month of May He and She First Met. 

 

     All his works are being developed as media franchises for films, TV shows and series,  comics, mobile games and dramatic plays.

 

     In 2013, Yuyi founded Creation Cabin, an innovative publishing house committed to encouraging and publishing local writers and artists. To date, Creation Cabin has produced over fifty creative works, including comics, novels, children's picture books, and graphic novels. Yuyi serves as both publisher and chief editor.

     A new version of City of Darkness Vol. 1 has just been released in Taiwan.

      XU XI 許素細 is a New York-Hong Kong author of fourteen books — five novels, eight collections of short fiction and essays, one memoir — and also editor of four anthologies of Hong Kong writing in English.

     An Indonesian-Chinese-American diehard transnational, she previously inhabited the flight path connecting New York, Hong Kong and the South Island of New Zealand. These days, she splits her life, unevenly, between the state of New York and the rest of the world.

     Her newest book is This Fish is Fowl: Essays of Being (American Lives Series - Univ. Nebraska Press, March 1, 2019). Other recent titles include the novel That Man In Our Lives (C&R 2016), a memoir Dear Hong Kong: An Elegy For A City (Penguin, 2017) and Insignificance: Hong Kong Stories (Signal 8 Press,  2018). Forthcoming isThe Art & Craft of Asian Stories (Bloomsbury Academic, London, 2020).

     She is Faculty Co-Director of the International MFA in Creative Writing & Literary Translation at Vermont College of Fine Arts, co-founder of Authors at Large and fiction editor-at-large for Tupelo Press.

葉偉青   Felix Ip

 

     Felix Ip has worked as Creative Director for Imagi Studios. Felix joined Imagi at its inception in 2000 serving as director and production designer on the studio’s first production, Zentrix. the first CGI television series ever produced in Hong Kong.  He also co-produced the movie TMNT, which was released in 2007.

 

     He has worked for over 10 years in the fields of  graphic design, multimedia development and games production.

 

In 2011 Felix returned to comics creation and is now a freelance creator, and independent comic book artist. His comic works include Blood and Steel, Hong Kong Infected: Mong Kok Station, and Z for Zombie. He has won the China Animation & Comic Competition Golden Dragon Award for Best Adult Comic of 2011, and also has won the Aniwave Comic Award for Best Softcover Comic Art of 2014.

葉偉青

 

     曾任意馬動畫工作室創作總監,工作包括負責出任動畫工作室之首套電視劇集《時空冒險記》之導演及製作設計師;又擔任2007年上映電影忍者龜的聯合監製。

 

     此之前,他曾於平面設計、多媒體發展及遊戲製作方面工作逾10年。

 

     他現為獨立創作人、藝人,主力從事漫畫、插畫及品牌創建工作,個人作品包括《武道狂之詩》、《香港感染》、《今晚打喪屍:風火油麻地》及《香港重機》等。