In 2001, the College of Fine Arts implemented a recognition program for outstanding alumni in each school within the College. This year's honoree from the School of Film is Dr. You Fei.
Dr. You Fei, a distinguished film professor at the Communication University of China, has taught courses in film, including directing, screenwriting, film analysis, history, & theory. He has published The Ideas of Film Directing Art and seven other books, and has also directed more than ten feature films and TV movies. You Fei received a BA from Peking University, an MA from Beijing Film Academy, an MFA from Ohio University (class of 1997), and a PhD from Communication University of China. He has also been a visiting scholar at Université Paris 8 and UCLA.