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The Chinese Young Generation Film Forum (CYGFF) (Chinese: 华语青年影像论坛) was founded as early as 2006, jointly sponsored by China Film Association (CFA) and Wuhan Municipality, organized by China Federation of Literary and Art Circles (CFLAC) Film Art Center, the Publicity Department of Wuhan CPC Municipal Committee and Wuhan Cultural Development Group. CYGFF aims at exploring and encouraging excellent Chinese film creators, promoting excellent film projects, and contributing to the prosperity of the Chinese film industry.
The 14th Chinese Young Generation Film Forum will be held in Wuhan, China from November 25th to 29th, 2019. Based on its 13 years of experience, CYGFF has launched a bold self-initiative reform to achieve innovation and renewal. Through providing the best service and the best-in-class projects, CYGFF strives to be the paramount platform in China in favor of young filmmakers.
Short Film Part Competition
Fifteen short films will be selected for the final round of the competition. Short Film Part contains two awards:
- (Three) Emerging Short Films of the Year (in favor of feature films and animation films)
- (One) Jury’s Special Recommendation (in favor of innovative and experimental works)
The Winners will get the opportunity to participate in short-term training programs in film academies or professional institutes. Awarded films will be introduced to A-category international film festivals preferentially, and will get the opportunity to participate in tour exhibitions at film festivals domestically and internationally.
Feature Film Part Competition
Fifteen feature films will be selected for the final round of the competition. Feature Film Part contains six awards:
- Emerging Feature Film of the Year
- Emerging Director of the Year
- Emerging Screenwriter of the Year
- Emerging Actor of the Year
- Emerging Actress of the Year
- Emerging Technology of the Year
Once selected, films will get the opportunity to participate in tour exhibitions at film festivals domestically and internationally. The winners will get the opportunity to participate in short-term training programs in film academies or professional institutes. The "Emerging Feature Film of the Year" will also receive the support for publicity and distribution by The Organizing Committee of CYGFF.
CYGFF integrates the first-class resources both domestically and internationally, aiming at motivating young filmmakers with abundant resources and pragmatic approaches. As the most important part of the 14th CYGFF, "The Falcon Project" is designed to provide young Chinese filmmakers with a favorable environment, and build a platform between influential film investment institutes and film projects with potential in market and art.
In this session, all the submitted projects will be reviewed by financing juries. The jury members will be formed by accomplished professionals in the film industry. Once selected, the projects will receive ongoing support to advance their development and production.
The Film Panorama
Based on exploring and encouraging new, excellent filmmakers and film projects in China, the CYGFF is more than an organization that only focuses on the Chinese film industry. It also attaches importance to its function as a platform promoting communication between professional filmmakers worldwide.
As one of the core events of CYGFF, "The Film Panorama" aims at introducing excellent films worldwide to Chinese audiences and getting the voices of filmmakers from other countries well listened to. Excellent films are warmly welcomed in CYGFF.
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