TAM, Enoch Yee-lok
Dr Tam teaches courses on the histories of film art and the creative and media industries in East Asian context. He holds a PhD in the Academy of Film from Hong Kong Baptist University. Before joining Lingnan University, he was the Programme Director of the Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Creative Writing for Film, Television and New Media, the Academy of Film, Hong Kong Baptist University (2016–2021).
His research engages with film historiography in the Chinese-language film, Hong Kong film history and film policy, and East Asia's creative and media industry. Currently, he is working on a book project examining the development of Hong Kong’s independent film in the post-handover period. He has served as editor-in-chief of the independent academic publishing house Typesetter Publishing 手民, the online film review platform Cinezen 映畫手民 and the online book review platform Paratext 微批.
He also engages in fictional and critical writing. He published his first novel, The Happy Times of Blackeye黑目的快樂時代, in 2011 and published his second collection of short stories, Therefore I sit down and listen to the tales of H City told by Bartender M 於是我坐下，聽調酒師M說關於H城的傳說, in 2017. He co-authored Indiescape Hong Kong: Critical essays and Interviews 香港獨立電影圖景：訪問評論集 (Hong Kong: Typesetter, 2018), a collection of critical essays about local independent films and interviews of independent filmmakers. His other critical writings on film and literature can be found in various local media outlets.