Archive for the 'Awards' Category

Yesterday, Ziyi attended the 15th Huabiao Film Awards Ceremony. She won the Outstanding Actress award for her performance in The Grandmaster.

On December 9th, Ziyi and Philippe Le Sourd have attended a Screening of The Grandmaster in Los Angeles presented by The Weinstein Company. Here’s some pictures of the Q&A following the screening.

Besides, Ziyi has won best actress for her performance in The Grandmaster at the Asia Pacific Screen Awards!

Enjoy some pictures of the Golden Horse Film Festival after party with a radiant Ziyi celebrating her success with Wong Kar Wai and other members of the crew.

This weekend, Ziyi was in Taiwan to attend the 50th Golden Horse Film Festival. She picked up the award for Best Leading Actress for The Grandmaster.

China’s Zhang Ziyi picked up the award for Best Leading Actress at the Golden Horse Awards in Taipei Saturday in recognition of her role in the martial arts movie The Grandmaster. ” I’ve been nominated a few times for the Golden Horse Awards. I finally captured one today,” an emotional Zhang said in her acceptance speech.

She said making “The Grandmaster” was a long and difficult experience but it was fulfilling.

“Thank you director Wong Kar-wai for allowing me to encounter Gong Er at the most difficult time of my life and for encouraging me to be brave and believe in myself. I did it,” the 34 year-old Zhang said in her acceptance speech at the awards.

She also thanked her co-star Tony Leung Chiu-wai of Hong Kong and other cast and crew of the film.


The full nominations list of the Golden Horse Film Festival was announced today. It’s the fourth nomination Ziyi reveives at the Golden Horse, she was nominated for Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon, 2046 and Forever Enthralled.

The Hong Kong-Chinese martial arts film “The Grandmaster” led the pack with 11 nominations for the 50th Golden Horse Awards Tuesday, including lead acting nods for Tony Leung Chiu Wai and Zhang Ziyi.

The film, about the life of Yip Man, a late grandmaster of the martial art Wing Chun, also garnered nods for best feature film, best director, best cinematography, best visual effects, best art direction, best makeup and costume design, best action choreography, best film editing and best sound effects, the Taipei Golden Horse Film Festival Executive Committee announced Tuesday.

Chinese actress Zhang Ziyi, meanwhile, will be competing for best leading actress with Hong Kong’s Cherry Ngan and Sammi Cheng, and Taiwan’s Gwei Lun-mei and Shu Qi.

The Golden Horse Awards Ceremony will take place in November, 23th in Taipei.

The nominations for the 29th Golden Rooster Awards were announced Wednesday in Beijing. Ziyi was nominated in Best Actress category for The Grandmaster. Yan Bingyan (Feng Shui), Song Jia (Falling Flowers), Zhang Jingchu (My Running Shadow), Liang Jing (Son of the Stars) and Yang Zishan (So Young) are also nominated in the Best Actress Category. The Grandmaster received some nominations, but was not shortlisted in the Best Film category. The film received other nominations such as Best Director and Best Supporting Actor (Wang Qingxiang).

The ceremony will take place on September 28th in Wuhan.