3rd Biennial Taiwan Film Festival returns to Hollywood, in partnership with Taiwan Creative Content Agency
Posted: October 26, 2021 at 11:48 pm MDT|Update: 2 hours ago
TAIPEI, October 26, 2021 / PRNewswire / – The Taiwan Creative Content Agency (TAICCA) has announced a series of exceptional events for the 3rd edition of the Biennial Taiwan Film Festival (TBFF), which will take place from November 3-12 in Los Angeles. The 10-day festival will take place in a hybrid format, showcasing a range of acclaimed Taiwanese feature films and shorts through a series of online and in-person events.
Organized by the Los Angeles Chapter of the Taiwanese Academy of the Taipei Economic and Cultural Office, the 3rd part of TBFF brings together TAICCA as a partner this year. It continues to connect Taiwanese artists to a wider international audience, including the entertainment community in Hollywood.
The festival will open with the highly anticipated US theatrical premiere of Man in love, from Taiwan biggest success in 2021, which recently $ 54 million at the global box office. It will be screened in person at that of hollywood iconic TCL Theaters, followed by an exclusive recorded interview with the director YIN Chen Hao.
âThere is increased global interest in Asian cinema, with the recent influx of Asian movies and TV shows on popular streaming platforms or at award ceremonies,â said Izero LEE, CEO of TAICCA.
He added: âOur partnership with this year’s TBFF in Hollywood couldn’t have come at a better time. Along with our participation in the American Film Market, which starts on November, 1st, we want to present Taiwanese cinema more to the American public. The festival will allow us to showcase the growing multitude of talents from from Taiwan incredible creative community and how our film industry continues to thrive and inspire. “
On the theme “The Expanse of Life”, the festival highlights the vitality and dynamic nature of from Taiwan modern life, reflected in the wide range of genres brought in by the festival. From dark comedies to heartwarming family dramas, political thrillers to LGBTQ feature films, these films represent Taiwan in the most contemporary and realistic way.
âTBFF’s partnership with TAICCA will mark an important chapter for Taiwanese cinema this year,â said LEE. âOur role is to bridge the gap between Taiwanese designers and Hollywood, expanding the market for our local creators and ultimately catalyzing the growth of from Taiwan creative industries, âhe concluded.
This year’s Biennale was organized by Douglas montgomery, CEO of media consultancy Global Connects and founder / executive producer of the Japan Connects Hollywood Film Festival. The festival will be accompanied by two online industry panels: Foreign Content Potential – exploring the seemingly explosive global demand for foreign language content, and International Co-production – bringing two Hollywood industry leaders, Netflix Eric Barmack and TPaul Miller of A + E Studios, in the fold. In addition, the Science and Technology Division of the Taipei Economic and Cultural Office in Los Angeles will host a special technical forum: When Technology Meets Filming: What Technology Can Offer? – provide information on how Taiwan can provide the technological resources for the global film industry.
Event page: https://taicca.tw/page/tbff
Festival trailer: https://youtu.be/454FQoa5AYI
Festival online: https://tbff2021.watchbeem.com/ (available in US only)
About TAICCA (https://en.taicca.tw/)
The Taiwan Creative Content Agency (TAICCA), established in June 2019 and supervised by the Ministry of Culture, is a professional intermediary body working for the development of from Taiwan content industries including film and television, publishing, pop music, ACG, and more.
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