Inaugural event runs June 5-12.

Zhang Ziyi (Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon) has been confirmed as an event ambassador for the inaugural Screen Singapore.

She joins the previously announced ambassadors including Albert Lee, Oliver Stone, Wayne Wang and Harold Shaw, CJ Group VP Miky Lee and Kishore Lulla of Eros International.

Zhang Ziyi said, “ScreenSingapore will no doubt prove to be a meaningful event, a platform from where both Asian and Western cinema will flourish together, promoting cross-cultural working relationships and helping bring international projects to an even wider audience. It is an honour to be involved with such an exciting project.”

Greg Coote, Chairman of the Board of ScreenSingapore added, “We are very honoured to have Zhang Ziyi on board supporting our inaugural event. Her international stature and talent are unparalleled and this exemplifies our plans for the event itself. No doubt ScreenSingapore 2011 will be a great success.”

ScreenSingapore runs June 5-12.