Postdoctoral researcher in Scandinavian cinema. Currently researching regional screen policy in the Danish film industry.

Associate Fellow of the Higher Education Academy, United Kingdom.


PhD Scandinavian Film, University College London – 2016

MA (Research) Literary Studies, National University of Singapore – 2010

PGDE English and Literature, National Institute of Education, Singapore – 2007

BA (Hons) English Literature, National University of Singapore – 2006

Other Publications

[In preparation] Danish Dreams and Swedish Spaces: Film and Television in the Transnational Øresund Region, 1999–2014.
Journal Articles
Chow, Pei-Sze. 2012. ‘The Landmark on Film: Representations of Place and Identity.’ Opticon1826 13: 14–22. doi: 10.5334/opt.ab.
Book Chapters
Chow, Pei-Sze and Thomson, C. Claire. Forthcoming in 2017. ‘This Site is Under Construction: Remediating the Øresund Region around the Millennium.’ In Nordic Literature: A Comparative History, Volume 1, edited by Mark Sandberg and Steven Sondrup. Amsterdam: John Benjamins.
Chow, Pei-Sze. 2016. ‘Drømme i København (2009): Dreams of the Øresund Region in a Film Portrait of Copenhagen.’ In Beyond Borealism: New Perspectives on the North, edited by Ian Giles et al. London: Norvik Press.
Chow, Pei-Sze. 2016. ‘Traversing the Øresund: The Transnational Urban Region in Bron/Broen.’ In Global Cinematic Cities:  New Landscapes of Film and Media, edited by Johan Andersson and Lawrence Webb. London; New York: Wallflower Press; Columbia University Press.
Chow, Pei-Sze, and Essi Viitanen. 2014. ‘Under the Scaffolding: Cinematic Representations of High-rise Buildings in Tapiola and Malmö.’ In Illuminating the North: Proceedings from the Nordic Research Network Conference 2013, edited by Agnes Broomé, Pei-Sze Chow, Nichola Smalley, Louisa Taylor, and Essi Viitanen, 29–44. London: Norvik Press.
Chow, Pei-Sze. 2012. ‘“It Is Too Beautiful”: Accidents and Auteurship in Lars von Trier’s Antichrist.’ In Framed Horizons: Student Writing on Nordic Cinema, edited by Marita Fraser, Melissa Powell, Rose-Anne Ross, Anna V. Strauss, C. Claire Thomson. 223–247. London: Norvik Press. 223–247.

2016. ‘Gustafsson, Tommy and Pietari Kääpä (eds.): Nordic Genre Film: Small Nation Film Cultures in the Global Marketplace.’ Scandinavica.
2015. ‘Mette Hjort (Ed.): The Education of the Filmmaker in Europe, Australia, and Asia. New York: Palgrave Macmillan. 2013.’ MedieKultur: Journal of Media and Communication Research 31(58): 165–168.
Blog Posts
Chow, Pei-Sze. 2016. ‘The Bridge – Season 3: Perspectives from the UK.’ In Mediating Cultural Encounters through European Screens. Last modified March 3. http://mecetes.co.uk/the-bridge-season-3-perspectives-from-the-uk/.
Chow, Pei-Sze. 2014. ‘The Bridge 3 Will Be “More Danish”, Says Copenhagen Film Fund.’ In Mediating Cultural Encounters through European Screens. Last modified October 17. http://mecetes.co.uk/bridge-3-will-danish-says-copenhagen-film-fund/.
Chow, Pei-Sze. 2014. ‘Re-imagining the Øresund region: The Bridge (2011–2013).’ In Mediating Cultural Encounters through European Screens. Last modified April 7. http://mecetes.co.uk/re-imagining-oresund-region-bridge/.


2018–2020: Sustaining A Regional Screen Ecosystem In A Small Nation: Aarhus and the West Danish Film Fund

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