Director Masaru Oura kept a visual archive of the Tora family for 22 years, documenting their separation and reunification, birth and death.
After contributing for Transformers 4 and Monster Hunt, Jason is now working for a director's huge-budget film in China as the on-set VFX supervisor.
Yang talked about filmmaking, the Chinese society and an ambitious plan for his newly founded production company Nezha Brothers.
Director Da Peng shared his "secrets" of making a huge box office winner with a good story, a very small budget and few stars.
Writer Guo Jingming has been forging the local young's taste for reading since 2002, while director Guo Jingming shocked the China film market in 2013.
13 talented young directors who might bring the next new wave of cinema or drive the Chinese-American co-production to the next stage.
“When I was little, I had four dreams: to become a scientist, a good writer, a champion car racer and a filmmaker."
Film is a part of my life. Film itself is a complicated conception and can hardly be called pure art or mere commodity. But in China...
" I prefer to recover one’s original simplicity, keeping a scene as it is. The only thing that can change it is TIME... We will never be as powerful as time can be. "
Chris Edwards, CEO of The Third Floor tells you why he wants to expand The Third Floor’s territory to China.
Xu believes martial arts is a basic aspect of the Chinese cultural heritage... to be adept with both the pen and the sword.
Bérénice talked about her move from an academic background in Philosophy and Political Science to Cinema Studies and festival programming.
Young director Arvin Chen is a regular in Berlinale: his short film MEI won the 2007 Silver Bear in Berlin’s International Short Film Competition and his first feature AU REVOIR TAIPEI triumphed with the Best Asian Film Award from NETPAC in 2010. At the 63rd Berlinale, Arvin Chen swept the audience with his second feature…
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