Int'l Film Festival Organizers Attend Specialist Forum in Beijing

April 20, 2016
By Zhang JiaminEditor: Mable Wang
Int'l Film Festival Organizers Attend Specialist Forum in Beijing

The Salon for International Film Festival Chairmen and Industry Representatives was convened in the capital on Monday. [Women of China/Zhang Jiamin]

 

The 6th Beijing International Film Festival has attracted global attention since it opened on April 16. The annual movie carnival has witnessed fervent international exchanges among film industries from different countries and regions.

The Salon for International Film Festival Chairmen and Industry Representatives was convened in the capital on Monday. Representatives and presidents from major film festivals gathered and discussed how to integrate global film resources and make their events even more international.

At the salon, Han Yu, deputy-director-general of the Beijing Municipal Bureau of Press, Publications, Radio, Film and Television, and executive vice-secretary -general of the organization committee of the Beijing International Film Festival, conveyed gratitude to his counterparts for supporting the event.

Han expressed his expectation to establish long-term cooperation. "Chinese films are committed to blending in with the international film tide with a positive and open attitude. I hope we make concerted effort to enhance our cooperation for a better future of both Chinese and international films."

Yasushi Shiina, director-general of the Tokyo International Film Festival, said that he anticipated passing Japan's film-making experience on to China.

 When talking with Chung Hwandam, president of the Gwangju International Film Festival, Han said South Korean movies were popular with Chinese. They both agreed to deepen mutual exchanges and explore possible ways to cooperate with each other.

Toronto International Film Festival's artistic director, Cameron Bailey, President of the Sino-U.S. Film Festival Su Yantao, President of Chinese Film Festival in Paris (Festival du Cinéma Chinois de Paris) Gao Chunfang, and the president of the International Film Festival of India, also attended the event.

Int'l Film Festival Organizers Attend Specialist Forum in Beijing

The Salon for International Film Festival Chairmen and Industry Representatives was convened in the capital on Monday. [Women of China/Zhang Jiamin]

Int'l Film Festival Organizers Attend Specialist Forum in Beijing

The Salon for International Film Festival Chairmen and Industry Representatives was convened in the capital on Monday. [Women of China/Zhang Jiamin]

Int'l Film Festival Organizers Attend Specialist Forum in Beijing

The Salon for International Film Festival Chairmen and Industry Representatives was convened in the capital on Monday. [Women of China/Zhang Jiamin]

(Women of China)

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