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Masterclass and Workshop with China Directors: Li Qiankuan and Xiao Guiyun

Masterclass and Workshop with China Directors

Registration

NOTE: ALL SESSIONS ARE CONDUCTED IN MANDARIN

Time and Date

3 December 2pm to 5pm


Venue

Centre for Content Protection Asia-Pacific
#02-01, Office Suite 12, The Aquarius Bldg,  21 Science Park Road, Science Park 2, Singapore 117628

Programme

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Masterclass and Workshop with China Directors:


Li Qiankuan (李前宽) and Xiao Guiyun (肖桂云)



3 December 2009, Asian Civilisations Museum, Ngee Ann Auditorium


Calling all established and aspiring local film-makers, writers and producers! Five times “Golden Rooster Award” winners, directors Li Qiankuan and Xiao Guiyun will be in Singapore this 3 December to share their expertise and experiences. Get a rare chance to meet these highly regarded directors from China face to face and learn the secrets about China films and film directing.
The couple’s works include: 
 
•    “Chongqing Negotiations” (重庆谈判), 1993 

•    “The Lu Gou Qiao Incident” (七七事变), 1995 

•    “Century Dream” (世纪之梦), 1999
•    “The Taiping Heavenly Kingdom” (太平天国), a TV series, 1999 

•    "The Star and The Sea"(星海),  2009
•    "The Birth of New China" (开国大典), 1989


Who Are They?
Li Qiankuan and Xiao Guiyun, graduated, respectively, from the Beijing Film Academy’s Department of Fine Art and the Department of Directing. Li Qiankuan as the Chairman of the China Film Association and head of the China Film Foundation, and Xiao Guiyun, as a member of China’s National Film Approval Board, have made great contributions to the development of Chinese films.


Li is also the President of the Shanghai International Film Festival’s Jury Board, and they have served as jurors or the chairs of juries for numerous prestigious film awards in China, such as the Golden Rooster Awards, and around the world. They have won almost all representative film awards, such as the “Golden Rooster Award”, the Huabiao Award, the popular film award “Hundred Flowers Award” and the “Five One Project Award.” Their work, “The Birth of New China” was selected to compete in the foreign language film category of the 62nd Academy Awards.


One of their latest co-directed works, as often based on film scripts by Zhang Xiaotian, is a TV series on the founder of the Ming dynasty, Zhu Yuanzhang, “The Story of Emperor Zhu Yuanzhang”, was completed in 2006. The movies of Li Qiankuan and Xiao Guiyun have both entertained and educated their audiences.


TOPICS OF DISCUSSION


•    An overview of the current feature film industry in China 
•    The challenges and opportunities faced by film makers in China, especially in making films which are able to travel out of the country 
•    How can Singapore partners collaborate with film makers in China 
•    What are the factors that make a film successful 
•    Observations on the global film industry outside of China 
•    Advice to film makers, writers and producers in the local industry.


MASTERCLASS
 


3 December
9.30am to 12noon
 
Title: Understanding the Film Industry in China
Asian Civilisations Museum
Cost: SGD$15
 
WORKSHOP (LIMITED TO 25 PARTICIPANTS)
 
3 December
2pm to 5pm
 
Title: Film and Partnerships Proposals
Asian Civilisations Museum
Cost: SGD$100
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Registrations
NOTE: ALL SESSIONS ARE CONDUCTED IN MANDARIN
 
Centre for Content Protection Asia-Pacific

#02-01, Office Suite 12, The Aquarius Bldg,  21 Science Park Road, Science Park 2, Singapore 117628

Tel: (+65) 6777 2854, 
Fax:    (+65) 6774 0733, 
Mobile: (+65) 9183 0593
(Recommended)
Email: junaidah_arifin@contentprotection.net
URL: http://www.contentprotection.net
 
THIS SESSION IS BROUGHT TO YOU BY MEDIA DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY (MDA)
 
SUPPORTED BY MOTION PICTURES ASSOCIATION AND CENTRE FOR CONTENT PROTECTION