The third Beijing International Film Festival (BJIFF) is to be held at the China National Convention Center from April 16th to 23rd, 2013, hosted by the China General Administration of Press, Publication, Radio, Film and Television and the People's Government of Beijing Municipality. BJIFF has become an important window and a bridge for world film exchange and cooperation, attracting the world film industry's considerable attention and wide participation.
The festival will feature seven sections: the Opening Ceremony, Film Panorama, Film Carnival, Film Forum, Film Market, the Closing Ceremony, and "Temple of Heaven Award".
"Temple of Heaven Award" is a new section that will be added to the third BJIFF, consisting of ten awards for the best film, best director, best actor/actress, best supporting actor/actress, best screenplay, best cinematography, best music, and best visual effects.
Currently more than 500 films from 56 countries have been signed up for the award, and 15 of which will be shortlisted. During the seven-day event, over 260 famous domestic and international films will be expected to screen in 30 Beijing cinemas.
Dates: April 16–23
Address: China National Convention Center, 7 Tianchen East Road, Chaoyang District, Beijing 北京市朝阳区天辰东路7号，国家会议中心
Tel: 010 8501 4679
Website: http://www.bjiff.com/en (registration)
Getting there: take subway line 8 to Olympic Green Station (奥林匹克公园站)
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