|Donnie Yen thanks everyone for their support of IP MAN over the years|
|Sammi Cheng's acting in FATAL VISIT has won word of mouth|
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|Donnie Yen is very honored to be recognized|
|Donnie Yen thinks viewers for liking IP MAN|
|Sammi Cheng wins Best Actress after losing to Zhou Dongyu at the Hong Kong Film Awards|
The Donnie Yen Chi Tan starred IP MAN 4: THE FINALE won 4 major awards at the 16th Chinese American Film Festival, included the Golden Angel award for Best Producer of the year, Best Director of the Year, Best Actor of the Year and Best Supporting Actor of the Year. Chi Tan admitted that through a successful character he was able to let the character's kindness delivery energy that was full of sunshine. The Sammi Cheng Sau Man starred film FATAL VISIT (SING HOR SAI MAU SAK ONG) not only won the "Golden Angel Award" Film of the Year, Sammi also with the film won Best Actress of the Year. Sammi in her speech encouraged filmmakers to continue to chase their dreams.
This year due to the pandemic, the Chinese American Film Festival was unable to hold a physical award show. The "Golden Angels Awards " were announced online. Winning the Golden Angel Best Producer of the Year with IP MAN 4, Raymond Wong Pak Ming, Yu Dong, Wilson Yip Wai Shun and Donnie Yen Chi Tan thanked the IP MAN team. Wong Pak Ming said on behalf of everyone, "Since the first IP MAN in 2008, we have experienced 11 years. I am very happy to win this award. The team put a lot of effort into making this series of films so the general audience would like IP MAN 4. Thank you to the event for presenting this award to us."
As for the "Best Actor of the Year" and "Golden Angel Award Best Producer of the Year" Yen Chi Tan said that he was very honored and thanked the Chinese American Film Festival for giving him this recognition. He thanked all the viewers for their love over the years for his character Ip Man. Chi Tan said, "What makes me the proudest is, film can let anyone no matter their nationality, skin color, language, religion, in the same story experience the story's flavor and spirit. Through a successful character, it can not only bring the audience tremendous joy, move everyone with the character's charm and influence, but also let the character's kindness deliver energy that is full of sunshine." As for the "Golden Angle Award Best Producer of the Year", Yen Chi Tan first congratulated his producer partners. He continued that in his almost 40 years in film he has always participated in different behind the scenes jobs.
Winning Best Supporting Actor of the Year, Wu Yue also felt honored and happy. He thanked th bosses, director Wilson Yip Wai Shun, Yen Chi Tan, Lord Eight Yuen Woo Ping and everyone on the team. "Because without your effort, coordination, cooperation, I wouldn't be able to stand on this stage today to accept this award. This is just a small step for me, I hope through my own hard work to be better and better, shape characters I like, I also hope the next one would be Best Actor. Thank you committee and the Chinese American Film Festival!"
In addition, the Sammi Cheng Sau Man starred FATAL VISIT (SING HOR SAI MAU SAK ONG) after receiving the 39th Hong Kong Film Award Best Actress nomination for Sammi and Best Supporting Actress nomination for Charlene Choi Cheuk Yin again got good news. At the 16th Chinese American Film Festival, the film not only won the Golden Angel award for film of the year, Sammi also won the Best Actress award with the film.
Sammi said, "I really want to thank the Chinese American Film Festival committee and all the jury members for recognizing this performance of mine. This award to me is extraordinarily meaning. It is not just an encourage but also a huge recognition of my acting! I also want Emperor Motion Picture, especially this film's producer Chu Ka Yi. At first she was very determined, she had to get me to play this role of Sister Ling. I also have to thank director (Calvin) Poon Yuen Leung, and the numerous good co-stars Tong Dawei, Choi Cheuk Yin, (Dominic) Lam Ka Wa, (Patrick) Tam Yiu Man, thank you very much! This time being able to win this Best Actress award is not only a great encouragement and recognition for me, I also hope that through this award I would bring everyone some revelation. If you have many dreams on the film journey, in the process of chasing dreams you have many struggles, hardship, and fallen many times, I really hope that this award of mine would be able to inspire and encourage you. You have to hold on tight to your goal and direction, don't be afraid of difficulty. I hope one day you too would be able to achieve your film ideals and dreams!"