Teen idol goes back to school

PUBLISHED : Monday, 20 March, 2006, 12:00am
UPDATED : Monday, 20 March, 2006, 12:00am

What's an ambitious teen idol to do with her summer? If you're Fiona Sit Hoi-kei, you go back to school. Sit became the first student to sign up for a three-week filmmaking workshop at the School of Creative Media at City University. It's the first time the post-secondary institution has offered such a summer programme, which began as a tripartite partnership between CityU, the Beijing Film Academy and the University of Southern California's film school.

Sit's studies will be focused on acting and directing. Not that the young actress is unfamiliar with the uni. Before entering showbiz, she was already a student at the School of Creative Media, having taken courses in creative writing and film. Serious applicants interested in creative media - not just geeky Fiona fans wanting to sit next to her in class - can contact the university for more details about its courses and programme. It runs from June 12 to 30.