The collection and valuation of works in the ninth Beijing International Sports Film Week comes to a happy end
The collection and valuation of works in the ninth Beijing International Sports Film Week comes to a happy end on August 13, 2013. In two days’ evaluation, about 70 film works are selected for evaluation. The expert judges of jury will in strict accordance with appraising rules, comprehensively assess and select out the best work of every unit contest and then recommend excellent films to take part in the competition in the 31th Milan International Sports Film Festival global finals with the principle of Fairness, openness and impartialness from aspects such as art standard, story, technological level, pedagogical meaning and so on. Jury experts generally express that the overall quantity and creation level of works collected in this year get relatively higher improvement than previous ones. Especially, the joining of some big companies and independent film producer further widens previous collecting channels as well as improving the overall level of works collected to some extent. It is known that the name of works selected in this Beijing International Sports Film Week will be solemnly announced on the closing ceremony hold in August 18th.
It worth a mention that this Sports Film Week firstly starts sports film creation fund to encourage domestic sports film creation. For the excellent works selected in Beijing station, organizing committee will reward with 5,000 yuan. For works which are recommended to Milan finals and nominated, organizing committee will offer 10,000 yuan to their creator in chief for visiting Italy to take part in the 31th Milan International Sports Film Festival global finals.
the Milan International Sports Film Festival global finals is founded by the International Sports TV movie Federation. It is the only international Sports Television cultural exchange activities admitted by the IOC, known as the "Oscars of the sports world". From 2001, our country begins to select sports film works to take part in Milan filmfest. In 2002, Beijing Olympics bidding promo directed by Zhang Yimou was awarded by the big prize of this filmfest. In 2009, Beijing Olympic Games official film called The Everlasting Flame: Beijing 2008 was awarded by big prize of “the Olympic spirit” and the highest prize “Absolute Honorable Mention”. So far, 12 Chinese sports film works in total have won the title in Milan. Chinese sports film works walk to the world from this platform and have some international influence.