Apr 25 2013

Luxembourg Film Industry Promoted in Beijing

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SOURCE: http://www.chronicle.lu

A delegation of the Luxembourg film industry, consisting of Guy Daleiden, director of the National Fund to support audiovisual production, director Christopher Wagner and producers Paul Thiltges, David Grumbach and Bernard Michaux, has attended the 3rd International Beijing Film Festival in China to promote Luxembourg films and to research the current structures and mechanisms in film production and distribution in the Chinese market.

The festival has included a day of Luxembourg film, where feature films such as Doudege Wenkel, Pinocchio, The Road Uphill, and the short film L’imparfait du subjectif, were screened. The filmmakers presented their films and answered questions froma curious public.

The Ambassador of the Grand Duchy in China, Carlo Krieger, had prepared a mission programme for the Luxembourg guests who quickly got a good overview of the Chinese market. Targeted meetings, as well as a reception and a dinner given at the home of the Luxembourg Ambassador, allowed visitors to meet officials – key players in the Chinese film and television industry, including Chinese producers operating in the north American film industry.

During their 5-day visit ending today, the delegation also participated in several seminars, including on co-productions and new technologies, held at the Beijing Film Festival, which is the second largest film festival in China.

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SOURCE: http://www.chronicle.lu

A delegation of the Luxembourg film industry, consisting of Guy Daleiden, director of the National Fund to support audiovisual production, director Christopher Wagner and producers Paul Thiltges, David Grumbach and Bernard Michaux, has attended the 3rd International Beijing Film Festival in China to promote Luxembourg films and to research the current structures and mechanisms in film production and distribution in the Chinese market.

The festival has included a day of Luxembourg film, where feature films such as Doudege Wenkel, Pinocchio, The Road Uphill, and the short film L’imparfait du subjectif, were screened. The filmmakers presented their films and answered questions froma curious public.

The Ambassador of the Grand Duchy in China, Carlo Krieger, had prepared a mission programme for the Luxembourg guests who quickly got a good overview of the Chinese market. Targeted meetings, as well as a reception and a dinner given at the home of the Luxembourg Ambassador, allowed visitors to meet officials – key players in the Chinese film and television industry, including Chinese producers operating in the north American film industry.

During their 5-day visit ending today, the delegation also participated in several seminars, including on co-productions and new technologies, held at the Beijing Film Festival, which is the second largest film festival in China.

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