How to Find Opportunities in China’s Film Industry, From a European Perspective

 /  China Film Insiders  / 
Cristiano Bortone, Managing Director of Bridging The Dragon, spoke to CFI on the founding of the organization, co-production trends, the group's newly launched initiative, and its upcoming event at the Cannes Film Festival. Read More

Feng Xiaogang’s ‘Youth’ Takes Top Honors at the Asian Brilliant Stars

 /  News  / 
The 2nd Asian Brilliant Stars announced this year's winners in Berlin on February 21st in conjunction with the 2018 Berlinale. Nostalgic drama film Youth, which is directed by Chinese director Feng Xiaogang, is the biggest winner. Read More

Qiu Yang And Jing Wang Chosen For Berlinale Talents

 /  News  / 
Chinese director Qiu Yang and producer Jing Wang will be taking part in Berlinale Talents, a 6-day program that takes place at the Berlin Film Festival. Read More

Film Review: ‘Have a Nice Day’

 /  Reviews  / 
Here in America we’re lucky to be able to see this unvarnished look at a side of China so seldom revealed, the underbelly last on display on film in Jia Zhangke’s brilliant “A Touch of Sin,” a cinematic cousin to this animated gem. Read More

Berlin: Production Seminar Brings Together Euro-seekers, Chinese Experts

 /  News  / 
The annual Berlin International Film Festival, also known as the Berlinale has historically been an important Western platform for Chinese films. For the past few years at the festival, a Berlin-based association, Bridging the Dragon and the European Film Market have sponsored events designed to further the cause of European films and co-productions that can Read More

Asian Brilliant Stars Awards Chinese Films in First-Ever Edition

 /  News  / 
Aimed at showcasing behind-the-scenes Asian talent and fostering Asian-European film cooperation, this first edition of the Asian Brilliant Stars awards were decidedly Sinocentric, owing both to the dominant position of China's film industry in the region and the Chinese government's continual "soft power" efforts to export its film products whilst touting cultural exchange. Read More

What the Critics Think: Crosscurrent (2015)

 /  Reviews  / 
“This divisive film certainly falls into a similar Chinese New Wave groove thanks to its maddeningly riddle-like nature and strongly ambiguous atmosphere.” Read More

CFI Q&A With ‘Crosscurrent’ Director Yang Chao

 /  People  / 
As China's space available for independent cinema is getting more and more restricted, one Chinese film lit up the Berlin International Film Festival. Read More