Mr LAM, Shing-ho Jack

Lecturer 講師

BS (Oregon); MFA (S.Calif.); MHKDA
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Teaching and Scholarly Interests

  • Creativity research and assessment
  • Creative Industries research and development
  • Media arts/Time-based arts research and production


Mr. Lam is a digital media artist, member of the Golden Key National Honor Society, USA. Before joining the HK Polytechnic University in 2002, he was a guest lecturer at the City University of Hong Kong. In the professional sector, Jack has produced and directed numerous projects with clients such as the Hong Kong Heritage Museum, Ricoh Hong Kong Ltd, Star TV Group, Kinox Enterprise Ltd, and E-Commerce & Trade Services Ltd. Prior to that, Jack had also participated in different commercial projects in the US. These projects include the independent film "Alien Technology" produced by Richard Allen (producer of feature film "The Last of the Mohicans") and video project "Envisioning the Future", directed by Alex Singer (director of "Star Trek" the TV series). Jack obtained his MFA degree from the School of Cinema-Television, University of Southern California, and BS degree from the University of Oregon, in the area of visual design and computer graphics. His works have won numerous awards like the Grand Prize in the Adobe Dream Team Competition, USA, and the Prize in Dream Science Computer Graphics, the Grand Prix in STEC, Tokyo, Japan. Currently, Mr. Lam is the Lecturer of PolyU SPEED and the Programme Leader of the Bachelor of Arts programme in Applied and Media Arts. He is a member of the Hong Kong Designers Association (HKDA). Mr. Lam also served as the Subject Specialists for the Hong Kong Council for Academic Accreditation and Vocational Qualifications (HKCAAVQ).


Selected Publications/Creative Works

  • Short film, “Butter Fly”, official selection of the Taiwan International Animation Festival, Taiwan, 2007
  • Producer and Designer, “Mind’s Eye”, a live musical & visual performance, The Arts Festival 2004, Hong Kong Polytechnic University, 2004
  • Short film: "NOUMENA," official selection of the California Sun Film Festival, USA, 1998
  • Grand Prize in Digital Video, Adobe Dream Team Competition, USA, 1997
  • Short film: "Henry II," Prize, Dream Science Computer Graphics Grand Prix in STEC, Tokyo, Japan, 1997
  • Digital Poster Design, official selection of the SIGGRAPH S.P.A.C.E student competition, USA, 1995