Chinese Films Golden Rooster Award Evaluation Base Commissioned for Use in Suzhou
The ceremony of start-up function of Chinese films Golden Rooster Award evaluation base was held on the morning of Aug. 29 in SIP. Chinese films will be screened from here to get elected for some twenty Golden Rooster awards for best feature film, best director, and others.
The annual Golden Rooster and Hundred Flowers Film Festival is a large-scale gala "Oscar-styled" national cultural event for Chinese film industry, which embraces film evaluation and awarding, Chinese and foreign film exhibition, academic seminar, film market exchange, international cultural exchange, and art performances. The evaluation committee is an authoritative organization composed of experts. In previous years, the award evaluation was carried out in various locations in China, but from this year's event on, it will settle permanently in Suzhou base.
Apart from the preliminary evaluation for Chinese films Golden Rooster Awards, the base will undertake to build a unique "Golden Rooster and Hundred Flowers Awards" exhibition hall in the same premises, with historical archives of previous award winners, exhibition of films in retrospect, the list of evaluation committee members, and the video materials of award-giving.
Following the ceremony, the 25 members on the evaluation committee, including well-known artists Tian Hua, Wang Fuli, Tao Zeru, Xu Huanshan, etc., were immediately involved in the evaluation work.
Aug. 30, 2007