Category: Festival

Cannes XR x VeeR Future Award

Good news! Ziyi will attend the next Cannes Film Festival. The actress will be a member of the Cannes XR x VeeR Future Award jury.

18 VR works were selected out of hundreds of submissions to enter the final round of the Cannes XR x VeeR Future Award Competition to compete for a chance to win the Best VR Story and the Best Interactive Experience awards.
The jury will evaluate the projects based on their storytelling techniques, immersive and interactive designs, and innovations. The winners will be announced on 22 May at the online Cannes XR x VeeR Future Award Ceremony on Alexandria.

More information at Le Marché du Film.

Aranya Theater Festival Press Conference

Ma Yin, the chairman of the festival, Meng Jinghui, Chen Minghao and Ziyi were in Beijing of March 27th to attend the press conference of the 2021 Aranya Theater Festival. Ziyi will participate as one the artistic directors, along with Meng Jinghui and Chen Minghao. The festival will be held in Anaya in Hebei province from June 10th to 20th.

3rd Hainan International Film Festival – Closing Ceremony

Yesterday, Ziyi attended closing ceremony of the 3rd Hainan Island International Film Festival.

3rd Hainan Film Festival Introduction

As the official ambassador of the 3rd Hainan International Film Festival, a video of Ziyi introducing the festival was just released.

3rd Hainan Film Festival Ambassador

Ziyi announced yesterday that she will serve as an official ambassador for this year’s Hainan Film Festival. The opening ceremony is set for December 5th.

Toronto Film Festival – Digital Edition

Despite the coronavirus pandemic, the 45th edition of the Toronto Film Festival will go ahead as scheduled, but in a “reimagined physical and digital” form. Ziyi will serve as one of the many ambassadors of the upcoming edition.

For 2020, TIFF will be welcoming TIFF Ambassadors, 50 celebrated filmmakers and actors invited to help TIFF deliver a strong Festival this year for the film industry. They will include Ava DuVernay, Darren Aronofsky, Taika Waititi, Anurag Kashyap, Nicole Kidman, Martin Scorsese, Nadine Labaki, Alfonso Cuarón, Tantoo Cardinal, Riz Ahmed, Rian Johnson, Jason Reitman, Isabelle Huppert, Claire Denis, Atom Egoyan, Priyanka Chopra, Viggo Mortensen, Zhang Ziyi, David Oyelowo, Lulu Wang, Rosamund Pike, Sarah Gadon, and Denis Villeneuve, to name a few.

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We don’t know much about Ziyi’s participation for now. Stay tuned for more updates…

Tokyo Film Festival – Closing Ceremony

Congratulations to director Frelle Petersen for his film ‘Uncle‘ which won the Tokyo Grand Prix / The Governor of Tokyo Award. Do not forget to check all the winners by clicking here.

Tokyo Film Festival – Jury Press Conference

Ziyi and the jury attended the Tokyo International Film Festival Jury Press Conference. Click here to watch this interesting conference. Ziyi talks about the memories she has of the festival, the diversity of the films in competition and more…

Later the same day, Ziyi attended the special screening of “The Road Home“. The actress shared her memories ‘I didn’t really know what I was doing in the movie and what kind of art it was. At that time, of course, there was no acting technique and I just lived as a girl.
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