With the aim of "encouraging film innovation, stimulating the vitality of film creation, discovering and introducing new filmmakers, capturing the future trend of international films, displaying the rich and diversified cultural connotation of film art, and enhancing international young filmmaker cooperation and exchanges", "Forward Future" International Out-of-Competition Section collects outstanding films differing in subject, type and style from young filmmakers worldwide. The section encourages new directors and originality, and stipulates that any shortlisted film must be the first or second fiction feature film directed. The main activities during "Forward Future" International Out-of-Competition Section include Opening Ceremony, Closing Ceremony, Film Screening, After-screening Discussion for Leading Creators and Forum for International Film Studies. From type innovation to author expression, the section creates a broader stage for young filmmakers to show their talents and bring them in line with international practices. "Forward Future" International Out-of-Competition Section focuses on the future of world films! With devotion to image, new filmmakers from across the world share vibrant film individuality. The new section bringing together new filmmakers from across the world is sure to yield more fruitful results in the vibrant spring of 2017.
    Time of the Opening Ceremony: 19:00, April 17th, 2017
    Time of the Closing Ceremony: 19:00, April 22th, 2017
    Venue: Beijing Film Academy

"Forward Future" Unit

Schedule of Forward Future Section, 7th BJIFF

  
 Date  Time

Event

 Venue

  April 17, 2017

9:00—— 15:00

"Cross-border Remake and Localization--Film Production and Consumption in the Context of Globalization" International Academic Seminar"

 Beijing Film Academy

April 17, 2017

 19:00——20:00 

 Opening Ceremony of "Forward Future" Section

 Beijing Film Academy 

April 17-22, 2017

 

Film Screening

Beijing Film Academy

 April 17-22, 2017

 

Post-screening Production Team Meeting 

Beijing Film Academy

April 22, 2017

 19:00——20:00 Closing Ceremony of "Forward Future" Section Beijing Film Academy