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The first session of The 14th Changchun Film Festival Organization Committee was held in Changchun South Lake Hotel
On the afternoon of August 2, the first session of The 14th Changchun Film Festival Organization Committee was held in Changchun South Lake Hotel.
The Session was hosted by Liu Changlong, Chairman of The 14th Changchun Film Festival Organization Committee, Deputy Secretary of Changchun Municipal Party Committee, Mayor of Changchun Municipal People’s Government. And the following attended the session: Wang Xiaoping, Chairman of The 14th Changchun Film Festival Organization Committee, Member of the Jilin Provincial Party Committee, Minister of Propaganda Department;An Lijia, Chairman of The 14th Changchun Film Festival Organization Committee, Vice Governor of Jilin Province; Zhang Zhiwei, Vice-chairman of The 14th Changchun Film Festival Organization, Vice-Minister of Propaganda Departmentof the Jilin Provincial Party Committee; Gao Cailin, Deputy Secretary General of People’s Government of Jilin Province; Xu Yunpeng, General of Administration of Press, Publication, Radio, Film and Television of Jilin Province; Zhao Ming, Member of Changchun Municipal Party Committee, Minister of Propaganda Department; Jia Lina, Deputy Mayor of Changchun Municipal People’s Government; Lu Fujian, Member of The 14th Changchun Film Festival Organization Committee, Deputy Secretary General of Changchun Municipal People’s Government; Bao Shenghua, Vice General Manager of Changchun Film Group Limited. And all the members of organization committee were present at the session.
New Setup, New Position: “We are ready!”
At the session, Jia Lina informed preparing conditions of The 14th Changchun Film Festival. She indicated that preparation works attracted wide attention. Publicity Department of Communist Party of Chinaand State Administration of Film provided great support and comprehensive direct. At present, it is already clear that the Festival will be held on 1st-8th September, directed by State Administration of Film, co-hosted by Central Radio and Television Station and People’s Government of Jilin Province and organized by People’s Government of Changchun. Every item for preparation progresses smoothly.
She introduced that the festival closely stuck to national development strategy of film of quality, and took “Focusing China Movie’s New Generation, Building ChinaMovie’s New Strength”as its purpose and “New Era, New Cradle, New Power”as its theme, around its position “Focus on Youth”. Based on Changchun’s discourse, Jilin province’s background and China’s stories, by relying on the quality of “film cradle of people”and the resources endowments of Changchun film culture the Festival will both highlight the charm of film culture and shape the peak of film culture. Along this idea, we endeavored to organize The 14th Changchun Film Festival to be a classical grand gathering with distinct position and prominent features.
For the Festival, since June 22 when “The Meeting with Changchun Film Festival” presented with high profile in Shanghai, the Festival had attracted wide attention of mainstream and professional media of different levels and kinds.
Jia Lina indicated that it was countdown to The 14th Changchun Film Festival already, which is a key period. According to the requirements of Overall Plan, in the rest, less than 30 days, the organization committee will do the preparation works well in the light of the highest standard to ensure grand and successful holding of the Festival.
Focus on Youth, Make Film Cultured Rooted: “6 Sections, 10 Major Activities will be wonderful.”
There are six sections in the Festival: “Golden Deer Awards” Appraisal, Film Panorama, Film Forum, Film Market, Film Cultural Activities for the Masses, and Opening and Closing Ceremony, together with 10 major activities.
“Golden Deer Awards” Appraisal: Famous director Huo Jianqi is confirmed to take charge of the chairman of “Golden Deer Awards”jury, based on whicha high-level jury of the Festival will be organized. At that time, 10 awards will be selected: Award for Best Feature Film, Award for Best Youth Director, Award for Best Youth Screenwriter, Award for Best Youth Actor, Award for Best Youth Actress, Award for Best Youth Supporting Actor, Award for Best Youth SupportingActress, Award for Best Cinematography, Award for Best Musicand Award for Debut Film.
Film Panorama: The panorama sources will includes more than hundred films of high quality, in the following three types: outstanding pieces within the panorama, collection classics and international films. At present, we have received several outstanding films for the competition produced by China Film Group Corporation, Shanghai Film Group, Changchun Film Group Limited, Huayi Brothers Media Group Co., Ltd, Poly Film Investment Co., Ltd. Until now, we have already invited more than 200 films to take part in panorama section. The selected films will start film panorama activity for half a month from the middle of August in Changchun, Jilin, Shenyang, Dalian and Harbin, in order to present the culture guide role of Changchun in rejuvenation of the northeast area.
Film Forum: The focal point is to organize “The 4th China Film New Power Forum” hosted by State Administration of Film successfully. In the meanwhile, sub-forums, for example, “Science and Technology and Film Summit”, “A Salute to 40 Anniversary of Reform and Opening Up”, “International ACG Forum” etc, will also be held. At that time, the most representative youth directors and screenwriters in China will gather in China, focusing on new era and realizing new actions.
Film Market: In order to cultivate, support and incubate outstanding new power of China film, “Golden Deer Plan” will be launched for youth filmmakers by establishing industry fund, organizing training camp, initiating youth filmmaker project, establishing college union of youth filmmakers among college students. “Golden Deer Project” will be initiated to connect outstanding works with industry resources effectively and to support and incubate outstanding works and talents comprehensively. In addition, China Youth (College Students) Micro Film for Panorama and Appraisal will also be organized to present their youth and dream, passion and vigor.
Film Cultural Activities for the Masses: There are altogether 220 film cultural activities for the masses in 15 items of 3 categories designed and arranged. Among them, three major activities: “Charming Film, Passionate Changchun” Film Carnival, “Film Hits—Music Festival of Film” and “Changchun Film 24h” include more than 100 colorful and varied cultural activities, such as “Happy Changchun, Culture benefits people” elaborate art performance festival, “New Era, New Cradle, New Power” Cultural Activity for the Masses and Film Poster Design Contest, “2018 Cross the City World Tour—Changchun Station”.
Opening and Closing Ceremony: Opening Ceremony will be held on September 1, and Closing Ceremony, i.e. “Golden Deer” Awards Ceremony on September 8. In this grand ceremony of “Film City” Changchun will a great deal of famous film producers, directors, filmmakers home and abroad gather at that time.
New Mission, New Undertaking, Endeavor to Create a New Success: “Organize Changchun Film Festival to be a film gathering with prominent features.”
As a national-level film festival as well as the first one named after the city since the founding of the People’s Republic of China, it is the most influential culture brand of Jilin province. With the care and support of the Publicity Department of Communist Party of China, State Administration of Film and the society, it has gone through 26 years making film culture deeply rooted in the people’s heart in Jilin Province.
Wang Xiaoping, Chairman of The 14th Changchun Film Festival Organization Committee, Member of the Jilin Provincial Party Committee, Minister of Propaganda Department, indicated in the session that the Publicity Department of Communist Party of China and State Administration of Film paid high attention to the Festival. The Publicity Department of Communist Party of China was the guidance, and Central Radio and Television Station was one of the hosts and hosted the “Golden Deer” Appraisal. This marked the entrance of Changchun Film Festival into the integral strategy of state film program development and became the state culture brand in real sense. Provincial Party Committee, and Provincial Government also paid high attention to the Festival. And Provincial Party Committee had listed it into key working items.
Wang Xiaoping indicated that holding film festival was the embodiment of cultural soft power and influences of an area and a city. We need endeavor to enable the Festival to be an important window to show vigor and artistic charm of youth filmmakers, to be an important platform of comprehensive rejuvenation and development of Jilin, to be an important carrier of uplifting people’s culture life, to be a brand culture activity with increasing influences.
In order to hold the Festival successfully, Wang Xiaoping provided three pieces of advice. In the first place, seize the opportunity and spare efforts to build Changchun Film Festival into a culture brand with wide influence. The 14th Changchun Film Festival is of great importance and of great mission, as the first grand film culture meeting hosted by Jilin province after The 19th Nation Congress. At the new beginning, we need to host it more wonderfully and outstandingly, making it a culture brand with wide influence both home and abroad. Second, develop with innovation and make Changchun Film Festival to be a grand film meeting with distinct position and prominent features. The Festival has cleared up and uplifted the purpose, position and features of previous Festivals. Through a series of innovations, we attempt to make the Festival more authoritative and influential, into a classical festival with distinct position and prominent features. Third, integrate efforts and ensure every activity of The 14th Changchun Film Festival carry on smoothly and successfully. Compared with previous editions, the edition is with larger scope, more activity, wider coverage, and higher requirement. And in order to carry forward preparation abiding by the plan smoothly, the related departments and people in charge need make every effort and integrate it together. Every work should be managed and solved,.
In the session, An Lijia, Vice Governor of Jilin Province, representing the organization committee, awarded “Three provinces and five cities”—Changchun, Jilin, Shenyang, Dalian and Harbin, which participates in the panorama section.