Tiantan Award is the official competition section of BJIFF. It aims to discover and present recent outstanding films from across the globe and encourage diversity in the film industry. Tiantan Award each year comprises a maximum of 17 full-length feature films. During the festival, a seven-member jury committee will watch the shortlisted films and select the films and filmmakers to be awarded in ten categories.
Tiantan Award includes 10 award categories: Best Feature Film, Best Director, Best Artistic Contribution, Best Leading Actor, Best Leading Actress, Best Supporting Actor, Best Supporting Actress, Best Screenplay, Best Cinematography and Best Music .
The 12th Beijing International Film Festival will be held in Beijing, China from August 13th to 20th, 2022.
Tiantan Award 2022 continues to invite outstanding films around the globe to participate in the competition section. After a series of selection processes, 16 films stood out as the candidates of the awards. Tiantan Award International Jury Committee consists of 7 prestigious and leading figures in global film industry. They will select the winners of 10 awards based on the depth of thinking, artistry, and public appeal. The winners will be announced at the Closing & Awards Ceremony of the 12th BJIFF.
- Opening Film is Announced—In Search of Lost Time Reveals Touching Inter-Ethnicity Friendship 2022-08-10
- The Art of Light and Shadow Keeps us Company: Mashup of Films Shortlisted for Tiantan Award 2022-08-07
- Movie Lovers Won't Get Lost 2022-08-06
- Wu Jing Becomes a Sharp Blade Through 10 Years of Honing 2022-08-06
- Tiantan Award | Qin Hailu: "Film is the best dream I've ever had” 2022-08-05
- Michelangelo Frammartino: “Film Is the Greatest Gift for Us” 2022-08-04
- Tiantan Award | Lucrecia Martel: "Image and Sound Work Together to Create Great Suspense, Making Reality Incredible!” 2022-08-02
- Tiantan Award | Malcolm Clarke: “Share Emotions with Audience all over the World through Films” 2022-08-01
- Light and Shadow Themed with Family 2022-08-01
- Movie Actress Gong Li as the Art Chairman of the Beijing International Film Festival, the First Such Post in the Festival's History 2022-07-31