Actor Zhang Yi invested 200,000 yuan to support the new director of Pingyao International Film Festival
China News Service, Taiyuan, September 3 (Reporter Hu Jian) In order to promote the growth of new Chinese directors, actor Zhang Yi will personally contribute 200,000 yuan to the finalists in the “Hidden Dragon” section of the Fifth Pingyao International Film Festival Among the directors, an outstanding Chinese-speaking film director was given cash grants to encourage and support outstanding Chinese-speaking filmmakers.
The actor Zhang Yi attended the Pingyao International Film Festival before. Pingyao International Film Festival Organizing Committee provides
As one of the official screening units of Pingyao International Film Festival, the “Hidden Dragon” unit displays the debut or the second and third film works of the new Chinese director. Yu discovers and actively promotes cutting-edge film directors, and provides them with a platform for exhibitions and industry exchanges.
Previously, ten Chinese directors jointly invested RMB 1 million to select an excellent Chinese film for support in the “Hidden Dragon” unit of the Fifth Pingyao International Film Festival. The “Hidden Dragon” unit received funding from actor Zhang Yi again, which means that in addition to one film that is expected to receive 1 million yuan in cash encouragement, there is another excellent director who has the opportunity to be awarded by Zhang Yi. 200,000 yuan in cash for support. The money will be used for the development of the director’s subsequent film works.
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Since the appearance of the “Climber” in the “Fans Carnival” section of the 3rd Pingyao International Film Festival in 2019, Zhang Yi has become involved in Pingyao. In 2020, Zhang Yi watched all the films in the “Hidden Dragon” section of the 4th Pingyao Film Festival in Pingyao. He then expressed his gratitude to the creators of all participating films in this section on his personal social platform: “You have brought all kinds of things. The various films are moving and broaden my horizons. I have really learned and felt a lot about video, technology, performance, aesthetics, and philosophy.”
In addition, Zhang Yi shared more sincerely. My own feelings of participating in the Pingyao Film Festival: “You will rediscover that the world of movies is so pure. Looking at the fellows in the yard, you will have a very strong sense of happiness and belonging… Most importantly, you will truly feel The audience’s enthusiasm for movies is sincerely moved by the youth’s love for movies, and they clearly see the hope for the future of Chinese movies.”
The “Hidden Dragon” section of the previous four Pingyao International Film Festivals has successively discovered He also encouraged Wen Yan (“Carnival”), Liu Jian (“Big World”), Bai Xue (“Over the Spring”), Liang Ming (“Under the Sunlight”), Li Dongmei (“Mom and Seven Days of Time”), Wang Jing (“Not Ending”), Han Shuai (“Hannah Summer”) and many other emerging Chinese directors. In addition, directors such as Zu Feng (“Six Desires”), Ju Anqi (“A Trophy Over the Sea”), Ye Qian (“Sweet Potatoes Pouring Rice”) and other directors also shared with Chinese audiences for the first time through the “Hidden Dragon” unit Own work.
Starting from the “Hidden Dragon” unit, young directors continue to invest in film creation with keen insight and unique creativity. The “Hidden Dragon” section of the 4th Pingyao Film Festival was shortlisted for the film “Wild Horse Mane” director Wei Shujun’s new work “The Story of Yong’an Town” appeared internationally; the 3rd Pingyao Film Festival Fei Mu honored the best film “Tropical Rain” in Pingyao After the Asian premiere, he won many awards at home and abroad. Director Chen Zheyi was invited to be the judge of the main competition unit of the 24th Shanghai Film Festival Golden Goblet Award this year; the second Pingyao International Film Festival Fei Mu Honorary Best Director, Huo Meng With “Passing Zhaoguan”, he won multiple awards in the Shanghai Film Festival Film Channel Media Awards. In 2019, he returned to Pingyao with his new script “The Wind and Crane” and was nominated for the “Pingyao Venture Capital” unit.
The Fifth Pingyao International Film Festival will be held from October 12th to 19th at the Pingyao Movie Palace in the ancient city of Pingyao, Jinzhong, Shanxi. (End)