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CAFF: Annual Sino-US exchange on film

11-02-2011 09:37 BJT

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The seventh Chinese American Film Festival has opened at the Director's Guild of America in Hollywood. Dozens of Chinese filmmakers joined their US contemporaries at the opening ceremony where the winners of the event's "Golden Angel Award" were revealed.

Eighty three entries were made into the festival's competition unit. Among them are Chinese films "Piano in a Factory", and "My Kingdom", and American film "Captain America."

The event's organizer EDI Media company unveiled the ten films that grabbed this year's "Golden Angel Award." Winners included "The Seal of Love," "My Kingdom" and "Legend of a Rabbit." Best Actress went to Ni Ping for her portrayal of an earthquake victim in "Bright Sunshine", while Yang Yazhou won the Best Director Award for the same film. Best Actor went to Wang Qianyuan for "Piano in a Factory."

Chinese films have seen a rise in status with quality films springing up inspiring good numbers at the box office. The annual film fest in Hollywood serves as a major platform for promotion.

The seventh Chinese American Film Festival has opened at the Director's Guild of America in
Hollywood.

Tong Gang, director of film dept., State Admin. of Radio, Film & TV, said, "This film fest provides a platform for Chinese films to learn from American films, on their fortes in filmmaking and distribution, and lets the newly released good Chinese films be shown to the American professionals and audience."

Over the one month period, dozens of forums and more than 200 screenings will be held in Hollywood, Los Angeles and San Francisco. Launched in 2005, the Chinese American Film Festival has become an annual event for filmmakers from both countries to exchange ideas and works.

The seventh Chinese American Film Festival has opened at the Director's Guild of America in
Hollywood.

The seventh Chinese American Film Festival has opened at the Director's Guild of America in
Hollywood.

 

 

Editor:Liu Fang |Source: CNTV.CN

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