SIFFORUM is an international platform where industry executives, tech innovators and film talents take part in conversations to discuss the state of the film industry and film as an art form. SIFFORUM hopes to offer a space where professionals can openly share their own experience, interact, get inspired by one another, and look at how they can implement new behaviors, practices and business models. SIFF MasterClass invites well-known film creators from domestic and abroad to share their experiences in the film creation process.
Recent guest speakers: Nuri Bilge Ceylan, Roland Emmerich, Olivier Assayas , Denis Villeneuve, Hirokazu Koreeda , Cristian Mungiu, Emir Kusturica, Luc Besson, Jesse Eisenberg, Ang Lee. Wong Kar-Wai, John Woo, Jackie Chan, Jiang Wen, Ann Hui, Jia Zhangke, Tsui Hark Peter Chan, Felix Chong, Ning Hao, Xu Zheng, Frant Gwo. Other invitees include decision-makers from top film organizations home and abroad: SONY, Warner Brothers, Paramount, Disney, China Film Group, Shanghai Film Group, Huayi Brothers, Enlight Media. Bona Film Group, Wanda Film Group. Alibaba Pictures Tencent Pictures.