Professor Isabelle WU is currently the Vice President of National Taiwan University of Arts and a full-time professor of the Motion Picture Department.
She received her Ph.D. in Cinema Studies from the University Paris I Pantheon-Sorbonne, France. Formerly the director of the Motion Picture Department at NTUA, Isabelle WU served as the Chairman of International Student Film Festival Golden Lion Awards during consecutive three years (2009-2011). Adhering to the rooted tradition of film education and curated by the goal of creativity of film art, the festival has been the starting platform for many young Taiwan film directors. She has also served as juror in numerous international film festivals as Golden Horse Award, Seoul International Drama Awards, FIPRESCI Award, Taipei Film Festival, etc.
Isabelle Wu specializes in Contemporary film theory and aesthetics, European film Industries, graduation production, research methodology, and gender studies in visual media. She has published In the Age of Cinematic Thinking, written book chapters, contributed essays on film aesthetics, and received several grants to conduct film research projects.