Thac Chuyen, Hong Anh to join jury of online film competition

Published: 01/06/2011 05:00



Famous movie director
Bui Thac Chuyen and actress Hong Anh will be members of the judging panel of
the second YxineFF online competition for short films, which will take place
from September 2, to December 31.

Two members of the
jury: film producer Jenni Trang Le and actress Hong Anh

The competition was
kicked off on May 29, by three parties in Hanoi,
Da Nang and HCM
City – the three largest cities in Vietnam.

Hollywood director
Phillip Noyce attended the party in HCM
City, while actor Hoang Hai, People’s
Artist, Pham Viet Thanh and his wife, People’s Artist, actress Le Khanh
participated in the party in Da Nang.

The topic of
YxineFF 2011 is “Faith”. Short films will compete in three categories:
Competition, Panorama and In Focus, like the first competition last year.

Hollywood director Phillip Noyce at the party in
HCM City

Director Bui Thac
Chuyen, actress Hong Anh, cameraman Nguyen Nam, film producer Jenni Trang Le,
writer and blogger Nguyen Truong Quy are members of the jury.

In the Competition
category, young directors can submit short films up to 15 minutes with the
topic “Faith”. Films for the Panorama category must be less than 30 minutes
long and to be produced within the last three years. The In Focus will
introduce some selected short films. The competition is open for all kinds of
films (feature, documentary, cartoon). The deadline for film submission is
August 28.

Director Bui Thac

The list of selected
films and the screening schedule will be announced on September 2. From opening
day (September 2) until the closing day December 16, YxineFF will screen online
from 2-4 new films per week on website The award ceremony will
take place in HCM
City on December 31.

Awards will include
Golden Heart for the film selected by the jury and Pink Heart for the film
voted by the audiences, worth VND20 million ($1000) each, Young Heart for films
with new ideas and Green Heart for the best documentary about sustainable

Green Heart is a
new award, granted by EcoAid. There will have a separate jury for this award,
which includes Manfred Krautter, EcoAid director, documentary film maker Nguyen
Trinh Thi and environmentalist Dang Huong Giang.

“We are living in a
time when the crisis of faith is a big problem of each individual. Because of
the lack of faith, there are a lot of injustice in the society, imbalance in
ecological system, which affects the development and existence of the human and
the nature. That is why we choose “Faith” as the theme of YxineFF 2011, and
encourage film makers to show their thinking about sustainable development,”
said Marcus Manh Cuong Vu, chief organizer of YxineFF 2011.

Launched last year,
Yxine Film Fest has created a playground for independent short film makers and
opportunity for them to introduce their products to the audience.

With the topic
“Love”, Vu Hoang Quy (who lives in San
Jose, California, USA) won the Golden Heart Award for
“Thinking of You” and Vu Ngoc Phuong won the Pink Heart Award for “L.o.v.e”.


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