Ningning Song

Research title: Creative Practice as Research: Exploring Storytelling With Virtual Reality In 360-Degrees Documentary

Research Summary

Ms Ningning Song is a PhD student in Film and Television Studies, University of Glasgow.
Ningning's primary research interests research lie at the intersection of documentary film studies, media production, film practices, and virtual reality studies. Her ongoing research will present a review of the literature that discusses the specifics of story narrative for a 360-degree VR documentary and uses film practice as research.


  • The China Scholarship Council CSC-Glasgow Channel PhD Scholarship, 2022-2026
  • Official Selection of Laceno d'oro International Film Festival - Documentary Red Coral, 2021
  • An Honorable Mention of The St Andrews Film Festival - Documentary Red Coral, 2021
  • Special Awards of Looking China Youth Film Festival, 2018



Ningning will act as Graduate Teaching Assistant (GTA) at the FTV for undergraduate modules:

2023-2024 Semester 2 – Level 2 SCREEN EXPERIENCES