The second annual Xian university student film festival took place last night in Xian's Xibei University. As this film festival's vice chair Daniel Wu (Ng Yin Cho) attended the opening ceremony with the opening film, the 9 time Golden Horse Award nominated film LIKE DREAM (YU MUNG).
After the opening ceremony, Ng Yin Cho and LIKE DREAM's director Clara Law Chuek Yiu, producer Fong Ling Ching attended the film press conference and expressed hope that the university students will be able to support Chinese films. The film festival not only extended the first film festival's university student digital video competition but also added a screening of award winners from the competition, the excellent Chinese film screening, the excellent foreign film screening, the film critic contest, the voice work contest, film poster collection school display and university student comic book and animation short film contest. In order to discover even more university students who are passionate about film production, the film festival added a jury award, Best Director, Best Screenplay, Best Cinematography, Best Editing and other prizes.
The film festival will take place in Xian's schools. The first and second round of the contest will end at the end of June, then the public judging, online voting and other judging segments will take place. At the closing ceremony in September all prizes will be presented.