Dr Gaik Cheng Khoo

Dr Gaik Cheng Khoo
Media, Languages and Cultures
+60 38725 3572

Expertise summary

Independent filmmaking in Southeast Asia (with a focus on Malaysia), Southeast Asian cinema studies; political economy of the Malaysian durian focusing on the supply chain and its ecological and economic sustainability; cosmopolitanism and food identity; multiculturalism and race relations in Malaysia; S. Korean migrants in Malaysia.

Research institute: Asia Research Institute, Malaysia.

University links: Through the Association of Southeast Asian Cinemas Conference network members, based in the University of Philippines-Diliman and Cebu; UCLA and St. Andrews University; Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (Lee Sangjoon, Asian Cinema Research); Simon Fraser University, Canada (I'm Associate member of the Institute For Transpacific Cultural Research).

More information can be found on Gaik's webpage.

Consultancy and Research:  Gaik is happy to explore opportunities to undertake consultancy and research work with external organisations.

Industry credentials

Mostly worked with film networks in the region: Seashorts Film Festival (panel organiser/academic programmer), Freedom Film Festival (International long documentary jury).


Gaik Cheng Khoo

Areas of expertise

Social media

Media Relations - External Relations

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