2017 SIFF PROJECT REPORT
Date: 2017.06.18-20 (3 days)
Submission: 380 (from21 countries and regions)
Finalist: 36 (10 for “New Talent Project”, 6 for “SIFF PROJECT Lab”)
Jessica CHEN Partner of Easy Entertainment
Patrick Mao HUANG Flash Forward Entertainment Managing Director/Producer
Luca LIANG Production Director, Emperor Motion Pictures
Rebecca LI Project Development Director, Irresistible Films
Shawn PAN Co-founder/senior Vice President of More Joy Entertainment
Susan XU Vice President, China Film Co-Production Corporation
YEH Jufeng Producer, Head of Mandarin Vision’s Production Department and Ocean Deep FIlms
ZHAO Haicheng Vice President, China Film Co., Ltd.
GUAN Hu (President)
TRAINERS OF “SIFF PROJECT LAB”
LIST OF THE HONOURED
“Best Talent Project”
One project from the “New Talent Project” category will be honoured as “Best Talent Project” by the SIFF PROJECT jury panel according to the originality and creativity to encourage the unique style of the director.
That Summer Killed by Me (Director: ZHOU Houheng, Producer: LI Jing)
This project tells the extremely tensive destinies of the characters in such a calm register. It shows the sharpness of an emerging filmmaker but the richness of a mature author.
“Most Creative Project”
One project from the SIFF PROJECT finalist apart from those of “New Talent Project” will be honoured as “Most Creative Project” by the SIFF PROJECT jury panel according to the originality and creativity.
The Song of Women (Director: XU Zhanxiong, Producer: TENG Jingshu)
Very brave and observant to face those nobodies’ destinies in a restless society. This project contains unlimited power when being made into a film in the future.
“Most Bankable Project”
One project from the SIFF PROJECT finalist will be honoured as “Most Bankable Project” by the SIFF PROJECT jury panel according to the commercial value.
We Are the Champions (Director: CHANG Jung-Chi, Producer: Rachel CHEN)
With an absolutely energetic story, and a mature team, this project is expected to be fantastic and successful.
“Dirty Monkey 72 Transformations Film Project Special Focus”
The one selected by Dirty Monkey Films from all the nominated projects will win RMB 150,000 in cash.
Man with A Secret (Director: WEN Shipei, Producer: WANG Jing)
“Wanda Film Award”
One project selected by Wanda Pictures will win RMB 150,000 in cash.
Go It Alone (Director: QIN Hailu, Producer: CHEN Lizhi)
“Linmon Fresh Horizon Award”
One project selected by Linmon Pictures will win RMB 150,000 in cash.
Gone Mad (Director: NA Jiazuo, Producer: Sara DING)
“ Rainy Day Special Award”
One project selected by Rainy Day Pictures will win RMB 150,000 in cash.
The Way to Heaven (Director: LIU Teng, Producer: WANG Sheng)
“PPTV's Award for The Most Potential”
One project selected by PPTV will win RMB 150,000 in cash.
Bewitched (Director: ZHAO Yi, Producer: SUN Haibin / TANG Peng)
“Zhongnan Culture's Special Focus Award”
One project selected by Zhongnan Culture will win RMB 150,000 in cash.
Escape (Director: LI Xiwen, Producer: ZHANG Guanren)