Xian Xu

Xian Xu

Xian Xu (徐娴) is a writer and researcher in film and computational media. She received a bachelor's degree in Arts in Directing and a Master's degree in Art in Drama and Film Studies from the Central Academy of Drama. Currently, she is a PhD student in Computational Media and Arts and VisLab in HKUST.  She is a five-time national scholarship winner and Beijing's outstanding graduate student winner. She participated in the TV play Our Glamorous Time as a scriptwriter in 2017 and has published a book I Like To be Independent. Her research interests and artworks mainly focus on the interdisciplinary study of data storytelling, transmedia storytelling, and cinematic arts. Her works were published in ACM CHI and IEEE VIS.