The 13th Annual Shanghai International Film festival officially takes place today in Shanghai. The Movie Channel Media Award will also be unveiled. The organizer Shanghai International Film Festival committee, the State Administration for Radio, Film and Television Movie Channel programming center after rigorous selection announced this year's Media Award 12 film nominations. Among them Eddie Cheung Siu Fai with the horror film ILLUSION APARTMENT received his first Mainland Best Actor award. Cheung Siu Fai said that he was already very happy about the nomination and he has always focused more on the work then the reward.
Cheung Siu Fai expressed that an actor would only does his part and play the character well. He would not particularly think about an award and would not have any pressure just because Jet Li (Lee Nin Kit) was a fellow nominee. He let everything for the jury to decide. He would support his film and attend the event on the 17th.
This year's Movie Channel Media Award not only had Cheung Siu Fai's ILLUSION APARTMENT and Lee Nin Kit's OCEAN HEAVEN, but also A LEGEND IS BORN (IP MAN JIN CHUEN); the Ruby Lin (Lam Sum Yu), Mike Ho (Hor Kwan Cheung) starred YOU DESERVE TO BE SINGLE; and others of 12 varying subject films will been screened during the Shanghai Film Festival. The Media Award will be presented on June 19.
The Shanghai Film Festival opening ceremony red carpet show will also be where Chinese film teams will gather as it included several upcoming releases, like John Woo (Ng Yu Sum)'s REGIN OF ASSASSINS (GIM YU GONG WU), Chen Kaige's ORPHAN OF ZHAO, Feng Xiaogang's AFTER SHOCK, Stephen Chow Sing Chi's CJ7 the animation, Derek Yee Tung Sing's TRIPLE TAP (CHEUNG WONG JI WONG), Jeff Lau Chun Wai's FANTASTIC WATER BABES (CHOOK SHUI FU YUNG), OCEAN HEAVEN and other films. Seven Golden Goblet Award jury members will appear under the leadership of chairman Ng Yu Sum.