Virtual cinema course offered to young Vietnamese filmmakers | Culture / art

The course titled ON THE REEL Film Lab aims to provide basic knowledge to help young filmmakers develop short film projects, find a suitable production route and orient themselves towards a career as a filmmaker.

Participants over the age of 18 include a screenwriter, director, producer with experience in directing at least one short film.

The judge will select six short film projects for two cash prizes, two audio post-production packages from sponsor Wallsound and two camera and lighting equipment packages from sponsor HKFilm.

The course benefits from the guidance and participation of many prestigious domestic and foreign directors and filmmakers including director Pimpaka Towira, director Pham Ngoc Lan, director Truong Minh Quy, director Bui Kim Quy, director Trinh Dinh Le Minh.

ON THE REEL Film Lab, which will be held online via the Zoom platform from October 5 to 18, includes two workshops alternating with discussions between participants and mentors to strengthen and complete the project.

The course is part of the E-MOTIONS project: Mobilizing Film Professionals for Regional Cooperation which is led by UNESCO and cooperative partners, with support from the Japan Trust Fund. The project aims to build the capacity and empowerment of filmmakers, as well as organize activities to connect national filmmakers with their peers in the region.

By Hai Duy – Translated by Kim Khanh

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