“Freshman · New Voice” Talks among Young Filmmakers Series
Time: August 1 (Monday) ~ September 9 (Sunday), 2022
Introduction: “Freshman · New Voice” Talks among Young Filmmakers Series (10 sessions in total) is an event with academic characteristics newly introduced by the BJIFF · The 29th Beijing College Student Film Festival. One representative young filmmaker and one middle-aged film scholar will be invited in every session to carry out in-depth discussion on the works created by young filmmakers, the creation and new phenomena in current Chinese film industry. The interview will be pushed in the form of texts with photos through the official account of Beijing College Student Film Festival.
Youthful Expression and the Spirit of the Times: Young Filmmakers Forum
Time: August 17, 2022 (Wednesday)
Introduction: Young Filmmakers Forum themed with “Youthful Expression and the Spirit of the Times” will focus on new faces of the youth, new trends in the industry and new thinking of the times. On the morning of August 17, the "Young Filmmakers Forum" will be held at Beijing Yanqi Lake International Convention & Exhibition Center. The whole forum will be dominated by young filmmakers to collect the vigor of youth and demonstrate the cultural confidence and responsibility of the young filmmakers. The forum will invite representative young film directors, screenwriters, producers and scholars to discuss and share experiences on the hot topics of Chinese film creation. They will specially talk about how to combine youth expression with mainstream social values to create new aesthetic in the new era, and how to seek a balance between artistic pursuit and market value, so as to find out new ideas for film creation with the characteristics of the times.
The 3rd Forum for International Young Scholars
Time: August 20 (Saturday) — August 21 (Sunday), 2022
Introduction: The 3rd Forum for International Young Scholars is themed with "Intersection, Integration and Diversity: Multi-dimensional Perspectives of Film Studies”. Meanwhile, it also includes several sub-forums with self-set themes such as "Cross Path: Methodology of Film Studies", "Inclusive Perspective: Reinterpretation of Film Theory” and "Diverse Prospect: New Phenomenon in Film Field”. Young scholars at home and abroad will be invited to share their academic opinions with regard to the relevant topics.