On the morning of April 27, the 13th BJIFF Samsung Mobile Short Film Forum was successfully held. High-profile panelists including Cui Yan, Executive Deputy Director of the BJIFF Organizing Committee Office, Zhu Huilong, famous producer, Lin Mingjie, famous producer/director of development at the Alibaba Pictures, and Peng Fei, famous young director presented and jointly announced the honors of this forum, and discussed how mobile film can promote diversified creation of young directors.
The roundtable forum focused on the mobile filmmaking and innovation in mobile filming technology. The three jury members first affirmed the significance of the short film to young directors, and then discussed how young directors use mobile phones to create.
Zhu Huilong delivered a speech
Producer Zhu Huilong believes that short films are a touchstone for young directors, but the ability of young directors should be judged comprehensively. Lin Mingjie, director of development at the Alibaba Pictures, believes that it is a good way for young filmmakers to make short films, and Samsung Mobile provides a good opportunity for directors this time. Young director Peng Fei shared his creative growth and change from short film to feature film. Ma Heliang, curator of the Samsung Mobile Short Film Forum, discussed from the perspective of the curation of the film festival, shared how to choose a director and what aspects should be paid attention to, and analyzed the reasons why Sci-Fi and genre films dominate.
SAMSUNG Mobile Short Film Forum
Next, the panelists elaborated the changes brought by the transformation of mobile phone image to the creation of short film in respect of Samsung Galaxy S23 series used in the shooting of the SAMSUNG Mobile Short Film Forum and the film effect. Participating directors Liu Xiaoli, Ma Guyuan and Xia Meng also shared their feelings about Samsung's camera technology based on their own filming process. They all agreed that the dark light shooting function of Samsung Galaxy S23 series exceeded everyone's expectations.
At the forum, senior filmmakers discussed the future development of young directors. Zhu Huilong suggested that the method of mobile film shooting could be combined with the film festival's support and creation incubation for young directors; According to the needs of the commercial film market, Lin Mingjie believes that the criteria for selecting young directors and creators should be more imaginative and interesting. In view of the current film market and the booming trend of streaming media and short videos, Peng Fei put forward suggestions based on his own thinking. Ma Heliang suggested that young directors' creations should be brought into line with the industry faster through film festivals.
▍All honors unveiled to witness the progress of mobile image; "Quick Shooting" opens the "Year-around BJIFF”
After the roundtable forum, Cui Yan, Executive Deputy Director of the BJIFF Organizing Committee Office, the three jury members, and Ma Heliang, curator of the Samsung Mobile Short Film Forum, jointly presented honors to the winning films.
Honors of this year's SAMSUNG Mobile Short Film Forum:
Best Short Film of the 13th BJIFF Samsung Mobile Short Film Unit
Best Director of the 13th BJIFF Samsung Mobile Short Film Unit
Best Screenplay of the 13th BJIFF Samsung Mobile Short Film Unit
Best Cinematography of the 13th BJIFF Samsung Mobile Short Film Unit
Best Editing of the 13th BJIFF Samsung Mobile Short Film Unit
After the honors were announced, I Hate to Die Twice. It's So Boring, which won the best short film honor, was shown live and won the applause of the audience. In the future, the top eight films will be shown online on the official platform of the BJIFF.
At last, Li Yufan, the curator of the short video program "Quick Shooting", took the stage to explain that the project can achieve a win-win situation from the film festival to explore the original intention of young directors to promote the development of Chinese film, the activity and vitality of short video and the diversity of young creators' creation, and announced the official launch of the short video program "Quick Shooting".
New-generation filmmakers continue to innovate. From the Samsung Mobile Short Film Forum jointly launched by the 13th BJIFF and Samsung, we see that young directors actively explore the multi-level expression of images under the guidance of scientific and technological innovation. These rising new forces will enter the industry to promote the development of Chinese film, and the BJIFF Samsung Mobile Short Film Forum will continue to explore the new power of film with the exploration of Samsung Mobile in image technology.
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