2023-05-29 20:30:56

The 2023 Shanghai International Film & TV Festival Held Mobilization Meeting


The global gathering of film and TV workers and the fest for film and drama fans will officially rejoin us in June. This afternoon, a mobilization meeting for the 2023 Shanghai International Film & TV Festival was held, along with the release of the list of screening cinemas at the 25th Shanghai International Film Festival (SIFF) and the the Appreciation of Magnolia with the theme of Magnolia Fragrance open screening locations for the 28th Shanghai TV Festival.


Since SIFF and Shanghai Film Distribution and Exhibition Association launched the recruitment for screening cinemas, cinemas all over the city have actively submitted applications, with nearly 20 more cinemas signing up than the previous session. After multi-dimensional selection in terms of equipment stability, projection quality, service quality and traffic conditions, a total of 41 cinemas in Shanghai became the designated screening cinemas for this year's SIFF, spanning 16 districts in the city.


Taking the lead in technological upgrades across the nation, the shortlisted cinemas in Shanghai have all arranged high-tech halls for the screening. Among the 50 halls of 41 cinemas, there is no lack of halls featured by vanguard Dolby, LUXE, IMAX, Onyx, RealD, CINITY and other technologies.


This year's screening will also be characterized by a distinctive cultural flavor. In addition to the newly renovated main venue Shanghai Film Art Center and other cinemas familiar to fans such as the Grand Theater, a range of theatre-based cinemas such as Shanghai Concert Hall, Majestic Theatre, FANCL Arts Center and Hongqiao Art Centre will join the screening event together to unveil the aura of Shanghai as a metropolis of rich culture legacy, and delight fans with both the beauty of films and, what’s more, the charm of the city of art in Asia.


Tickets will be available for purchase on June 2 at 12 noon on the designated ticketing platform, Taopiaopiao, and two hours later, offline ticketing will start at all screening cinemas.


During SIFF this year, the Belt and Road Film Week will continue with the "Yangtze River Delta Screening" programme, to present selected fine new films from countries along the Belt and Road route. Fans from Nanjing, Suzhou, Hangzhou, Ningbo and Hefei are welcome to enjoy these works in their cities.


Screening Cinemas of the 25th SIFF


This year, the offline open screening programme of Magnolia Fragrance programme will be fully renewed. Under the guidance of the Shanghai Municipal Administration of Culture and Tourism, Shanghai International Film & TV Festivals, Co., Ltd., Shanghai Mass Art Center and the Shanghai TV Artists Association have joined hands to coordinate and deploy the strengths of various professional cultural venues and institutions at all levels across the city, to bring into full play their exclusive resources and further create a "TV festival at our doorstep". Among the 18 cultural venues in 16 districts unveiled at the mobilization meeting, the China Art Palace, the Power Station of Art, the INLET 8, the Shanghai Mass Art Center, the Shanghai Children's Library (new site), the Jiading Library, the Fengxian Museum and the Yunjian Art Hall in Songjiang are all sites popular with the public that have made online sensations. These venues will showcase more than 30 excellent entries for Magnolia Awards, including YAO-CHINESE FOLKTALES, BURNT LAST NIGHT, PIP AND POSY and FAREWELL, MY HUMBER ABODE, to create a “Fest Tailored for the People” during the 28th SIFF.


Screening Venues of the 28th Shanghai TV Festival 

Host Units: State Administration of Radio and Television   China Media Group   Shanghai Municipal People's Government

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