Cocktail reception hosted by the organizing committee of the International Film Festival & Awards

 Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Film Festival & Awards – MacauThe organizing committee of the International Film Festival & Awards – Macau (IFFAM) hosted a cocktail reception in Shanghai on Monday to promote its next edition during the 20th Shanghai International Film Festival. The Macau Government Tourism Office (MGTO) said that nearly 200 film companies and media agencies attended this reception at the Crowne Plaza Shanghai.


At the reception, the committees of both the Macau and Shanghai festivals signed a cooperative agreement for developing a method to identify promising films and investment projects, creating exchange opportunities for film industries of both cities.


MGTO deputy director Cecilia Tse said, “The agreement will bridge industry professionals from both sides and in turn encourage more film professionals to come to Macau.” Wang Ye, deputy general manager of Shanghai International Film & TV Festivals Co. Ltd. said, “We are aimed at establishing a system that bridges [the] industry insiders, films and venture capital of both places […] Macau is one of China’s most fascinating cities. That’s why Shanghai International Film Festival is pleased to partner up with IFFAM.”


The 20th Shanghai International Film Festival will be held from June 17 to 26, while the second IFFAM will take place from December 8 to 14.

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