Cinemas of Asia is the Journal of the Network for the Promotion of Asian Cinema (NETPAC). Founded in 1990, NETPAC is a leading platform to discover, document and promote Asian Cinema. Annually, the NETPAC prize is awarded in more than 28 international film festivals. CinemayaThe Asian Film Quarterly was the driving force behind the creation of NETPAC. Until 2005, it also served as NETPAC’s official journal. Read more about the story of Cinemaya.

Cinemas of Asia carries on the fine tradition and pioneering spirit of Cinemaya.

Cinemas of Asia is guided by the NETPAC Board, presided by Aruna Vasudev, Philip Cheah and Jeannette Paulson Hereniko.



Tan Bee Thiam

Review Editor

Neel Chaudhuri

Contributing Editor

Daniel Hui

Technical Development

Gaurav Rajput


Debbie Ding

Editorial Consultant

Wong Tuck Cheong



Darcy PaquetGraiwoot Chulphongsathorn

Ho Yuhang

Keiko Akechi

Khoo Gaik Cheng

Mohammad Atebbai

Rashmi Doraiswamy

Teddy Co

Timothy Barnard

Veronika Kusumaryati

Wen Tien-hsiang

Wong Han Min

Woo Ming Jin