Shanghai unveils projects line-up
The Shanghai International Film Festival (SIFF) has unveiled the 30 projects that will participate in the two strands of its SIFF Project annual co-production market.
Co-production Film Pitch & Catch (Co-FPC) will present 22 projects that are suitable for co-production with China, while eight projects have been selected for China Film Pitch & Catch, which focuses on up-and-coming Chinese directors.
An international jury including director Sun Zhou, producer Li Lie and Cloud Atlas producer Philip Lee will decide on the “best creative project” during the festival.
Co-FPC projects include Chinese Lover from leading Taiwanese filmmaker Sylvia Chang; Korean filmmaker Kim Tae-Kyung’s A Dog Day Adventure; and Love In Kiwi Island to be co-directed by Li Tao and Paul Murphy.
CFPC projects include singer and actress Tian Yuan’s feature Forgot To Forget; screenwriter Zha Muchun’s directorial debut Rock On; and Li Xiaofeng’s Scrape My Bone, to be produced by director Zhang Yuan.
SIFF Project will be held June 16-19, during the Shanghai International Film Festial which is taking place June 15-23. SIFF recently unveiled its competition section of 12 features including Sherwood Hu’s Amazing, Kang Woo-suk’s Fists Of Legend and Dante Lam’s Unbeatable.
China Film Pitch and Catch (CFPC)
- Rock On (China) – dir, CHA Muchun
- Fantasy Journey (China) – dir, GAO Bo
- Secret Asia (China) – dir, GUO Shubo
- Scrape My Bone (China) – dir, LI Xiaofeng
- New York New York (China) – dir, LUO Dong
- Go! Crazy Gangster (Taiwan-China) – dir, James SU
- Forgot To Forget (China) – dir, TIAN Yuan
- Harvest (Hong Kong-China) – dir, ZHOU Yaowu
Co-production Film Pitch and Catch (Co-FPC)
- A Dog Day Adventure– dir, KIM Tae Kyung (Korea)
- The Armor Of Flying Dragon– dir, CHAN Ka-lok (Hong Kong, China)
- Chinese Lover – dir, Sylvia CHANG (Taiwan, China)
- Dream Diary– dir, SHU Haolun (China)
- Feud – dir, Daniel FU (China)
- The Flower Of Blusher– dir, Michael MA (China)
- Flying Thief – dir, Felix TAN (Malaysia)
- Ghost Letter– dir, Seung-hwan HAN (Korea)
- God Hunter – dir, WANG Chuan (China)
- Gourmand – dir, Giovanni PACIALEO (Australia)
- Hibiscus – dir, Isotta TOSO (Italy)
- Invisible Tattoo– dir, LU Yitong (China)
- Love – dir, WANG Yuelun (China)
- Love In Kiwi Island– dir, Li TAO, Paul MURPHY (New Zealand)
- The Monkey King – dir, Anthony LAMOLINARA, AJ GUO (China)
- Obsidio – dir, Anne JIAO (USA)
- Pear Tree Blossoms– dir, HE Xiaodan (Canada)
- Petite Riddle – dir, LIN Chien Ping (Taiwan, China)
- The Ring – dir, JIANG Qin (Hong Kong, China)
- Run To You – dir, YOUNG- MI LEE(Korea)
- Twelve Chinese Men– dir, XU Ang (China)
- Two Months And Five Days To Remember – dir, Sheng KUANG (Taiwan, China)