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About Tiantan Award

Overview of "Tiantan Award" 2018


  The 8th Beijing International Film Festival (BJIFF) - "Tiantan Award" is scheduled to be held in Beijing from April 13rd to 22nd.

  "Tiantan Award" inherits the values of "Beauty in Variety, Harmony in Diversity", invites masters as judges, and will continue its great reputation and brand influence in the industry with international vision, standardized procedures and professional level.

  With the aim of "building a top film event, bringing together outstanding films, showing international vision and displaying humanistic feelings", the event has sent invitations to prestigious filmmakers in the world, and finalized the jury. The jury consists of seven members, including one president (acclaimed Chinese director and screenwriter WONG Kar Wai) and six judges (American director, screenwriter and producer Jonathan MOSTOW, eminent Chinese actor DUAN Yihong, renowned Polish composer Jan A.P. KACZMAREK, famous Romanian director Călin Peter NETZER, famed Swedish director and screenwriter Ruben ÖSTLUND, and celebrated Chinese actress SHU Qi).

  The Competition Department of "Tiantan Award" 2018 has received 659 entries from 71 countries and regions on six continents. After selections, 15 films have been shortlisted to compete for awards. With varied themes, diverse genres and distinctive styles, the entries have improved significantly in quality compared to previous editions.

  "Tiantan Award" 2018 will present ten awards, including Best Feature Film, Best Director, Best Actor, Best Actress, Best Supporting Actor, Best Supporting Actress, Best Screenplay, Best Cinematography, Best Music and Best Visual Effects. All awards will be announced at the Awards & Closing Ceremony of BJIFF 2018, and the winners will receive certificates and trophies.