Duncan Jepson is an award wining filmmaker who has directed and produced two documentary features and is currently finishing his third, A Devil’s Gift. Previously he produced three narrative fiction feature films, the last for Jackie Chan’s production company, JCE Movies. He has also produced various documentary programmes for Natgeo and Discovery Channel. In 2009 Duncan directed a mixed-media kung fu exhibition at the Hong Kong Arts Centre for the city’s first kung fu festival.

He is a founder and managing editor of the Asia Literary Review and was previously editor of the award winning WestEast Magazine which, amongst others, won Best Magazine by the Society of Publishers in Asia 2003.

He has written for the Daily Telegraph, International Herald Tribune and his articles on the Chinese literary scene have been published in the SCMP and Publishing Perspectives.

Duncan is Eurasian, Chinese/English, and has travelled extensively in Asia since the 1980s, studying Mandarin in Beijing in 1987 and returning through the late eighties and early nineties to run a manufacturing business.

In 2005, after visiting Kabul, Duncan established a charity, the Society for Children’s Education in Asia, to support the Aschiana Accelerated Girls Learning Centre. He was a director of the Child Welfare Scheme, a charity supporting street kids and young mothers in Nepal. Most recently he established Share, a charity focused on providing opportunities to reduce social inequality among Hong Kong youth.

Duncan is also a corporate lawyer.