On July 15, the press conference of the 6th Jackie Chan International Action Film Week was held in Beijing. Jackie Chan, the founder and actor of Jackie Chan International Action Film Week, Zhang Jifu, member of the Standing Committee of the Shanxi Provincial Party Committee and Secretary of the Datong Municipal Party Committee, and Cao Cao, Secretary of the Party Committee and Director of the Film Channel Program Center Yin, Zhang Qiang, Deputy Secretary and Mayor of Datong Municipal Committee, and Chen Ling, Secretary of the Party Committee and Director of China Film Museum, attended the conference. The conference was hosted by Lan Yu, the host of the Film Channel.
The 6th Jackie Chan International Action Movie Week is co-sponsored by the Film Channel Program Center, the People’s Government of Datong City, and Jackie Chan International Group. It will be held in Datong City, Shanxi Province from August 6th to 8th. At the press conference, the main visual poster of this film week, the 2021 commemorative poster and the theme song “Power of China” were released. The city entrance ceremony, forum, screening, closing ceremony and other main activities and “Script Game·Great Challenge”, Featured events such as “Stride Forward-A Well-off Dream Realized Large-scale Media Broadcasting” and other special events have appeared one after another, and the selection of the “Ten Classical Actions” of the classic action movies has also been opened simultaneously.
The 6th Jackie Chan International Action Film Week Commemorative Poster
In addition, there was a special “Fresh Flowers Presenting the Olympics” at the press conference. Jackie Chan sent a warm invitation to the 23rd world speed skating champion Ye Qiaobo, the Winter Olympic speed skating champion Zhang Hong, and the Winter Olympic figure skating runner-up Zhang Dan. And sincere wishes, and present the “Hero Posts” of this Jackie Chan International Action Film Week and the special bouquets of Datong yellow flowers picked in the early morning as national struggling Olympics.
The 6th Jackie Chan International Action Film Week kicks off in August
Focus on the classics Start the “Ten Classic Actions” selection activity
Since 2015, the Jackie Chan International Action Film Week, initiated by the well-known international Chinese Kung Fu movie star Jackie Chan, has been successfully held for five sessions. Since the 4th edition settled in Datong, Shanxi, the scale and influence of the event have continued to rise, and it has become a well-known brand in the international action film industry and a grand festival for the world‘s action filmmakers. Two years later, the 6th Jackie Chan International Action Film Week will be held again in Datong City, Shanxi Province from August 6 to 8, 2021.
Jackie Chan International Action Film Week condenses international forces and provides a platform for exchanges and mutual learning for action filmmakers around the world. At the same time, it uses action movies as the media to help Chinese culture “go global.” According to Cao Yin, director of the Film Channel’s Program Center, this Jackie Chan Film Week has the theme of “I am strong for the country, and I am strong for the country”. It adopts a combination of online and offline methods. The content is wonderful, mainly including: entering the city ceremony, Kung Fu Film screenings, theme forums and exhibitions, selection of “Classic Actions”, live broadcasts and closing ceremonies of integrated media.
This Jackie Chan International Action Film Week is based on China’s golden development period from a film power to a film power. The “Top Ten Classic Actions” selection activities for classic action movies will be set up. It will focus on global classic action movies. It will be widely selected by audiences and netizens. The method of selection and the final selection by the jury selected the “ten classic moves”, looking for the same frequency resonance in the light and shadow memory of the whole people, and drawing inexhaustible strength from the classics of film history. The results of the selection will be announced at the closing ceremony on August 8, and will also be included in the collection of the China Film Museum.
A classic, a memory, a strength. At the press conference, Jackie Chan recalled the moment when he galloped down from the glass building 23 years ago when filming “Who Am I”. He still said that “the temples kept jumping”, and said bluntly that “for the purpose of filming, the pain on my body is uncountable.” But these things that people think are impossible are “worthy.” Each classic scene not only stems from our love for action movies, but also from our exploration of ourselves, respect for life, and honor for the nation.
The 2021 commemorative posters sparked “memory killing” with a view to the future, “script game·big challenge”, “stride forward” and other innovative activities aroused expectations
The main visual poster of the 6th Jackie Chan International Action Film Week was designed by the team of Lin Cunzhen, the deputy dean of the School of Design of the Central Academy of Fine Arts and the image and landscape art director of the Cultural Activities Department of the Beijing Winter Olympics Organizing Committee. The big gong is composed of gongs, highlighting the themes of kung fu and technology, and fully embodies the celebration-like atmosphere of the film week activities. At the same time, Film Week also launched a special 2021 commemorative poster. The poster was created by veteran Jackie Chan fan and illustrator Xie Yufei. It was designed with Tangram as the creative idea and combined with many classic Jackie Chan action movies such as “Drunken Boxer” and “Snake Shaped Hand”. It has great fascinating value.
The five sessions are wonderful, with endless memories. At the press conference, Jackie Chan and representatives of the organizers read the time calendar together, recalling the brilliance from the start of the film week in 2015, to the settlement in Datong in 2018, and to the brilliant restart this year. With the official appearance of the final stage choreography of the 6th Jackie Chan International Action Film Week, the close integration of kung fu and technology, tradition and modernity, and classics and the future heralds the immersive opening of this film week’s action light and shadow feast.
The country is strong for me, and I am strong for the country. This utterly sound theme comes from the theme song of this year’s film week “Chinese Power”. The song is sung by Jackie Chan, and the famous Chinese music master Zhao Muyang cooperates and participates. It fully combines the charm of rock and folk music and sings the pride of the Chinese in the new era.
Based on the present, focus on the future. Featured events such as “Script Game·Great Challenge” and “Stride Forward-A Well-off Dream Realized Large-scale Integrated Media Live Broadcast” will also be launched. Among them, the “Script Game·Great Challenge” event sponsored by 1905 Movie Network and co-organized by Naihe Script Killing Alliance, Hualu New Media, 1905 Technical Service Company, etc., will be unveiled from August 4th to 7th. According to Li Wei, chief producer of the 6th Jackie Chan International Action Film Week and chairman of 1905 Film Network, this event will set up a script game real scene and VR experience hall in Datong Daiwangfu, presenting a high-tech immersive antiquity stage exhibition . In addition, the customized script game “Mulan Joining the Army”, which is integrated with the history and culture of Datong, will also be launched. “Give me one day to take you through the millennium; give you one day to take you into the future!”
Passing on the power of China
Datong’s “Mother Flower” for Poverty Alleviation Presents Olympic Athletes
Datong, a famous historical and cultural city with the splendid culture of the Chinese nation, has witnessed the 4th and 5th Jackie Chan International Action Film Week in 2018 and 2019 as a booming modern city. Settled in Datong, Shanxi for the third time, Jackie Chan International Action Film Week hopes to continue to achieve both economic and social benefits for Datong’s tourism and characteristic industries.
In a speech, Zhang Qiang, deputy secretary of the Datong Municipal Party Committee and Mayor, said that Jackie Chan International Action Film Week has injected deeper, more lasting and more attractive cultural power into Datong, accelerating economic transformation and strengthening the ancient Great Wall and other cultural sites. At the press conference, he also sent an invitation letter from Datong to the audience on the whole network.
It was the harvest month of Datong yellow flowers. The leaders of Datong City at all levels who attended this conference also picked the freshest yellow flowers in the morning and brought them to Beijing under the escort of the high-speed rail.
As a representative industrial product for my country to win the fight against poverty, Datong Huanghua, which has the reputation of “getting rich” in the fight against poverty, has a good meaning in the year of comprehensive well-off. At the time of the 200-day countdown to the Beijing Winter Olympics and the Chinese sports delegation’s departure for the Tokyo Olympics, Jackie Chan and Secretary Zhang Jifu presented “fresh” flowers including Datong yellow flowers to the participating Winter Olympic heroes, together with their participation in this event. Hero post of Movie Week.
As the champion representative of the Winter Olympics ice and snow event, Zhang Hong, who received the Hero Post of Movie Week, said excitedly that Jackie Chan is also a world champion in the action film industry. Currently working in an international sports organization, she is about to accompany the Chinese sports delegation to the Tokyo Olympics. She also looks forward to representing the enthusiasm of Jackie Chan and the majority of movie audiences and bringing the most sincere blessings to all Olympic athletes.
“Don’t be under pressure, but you must do your best!” At the press conference, Jackie Chan cheered to the majority of Olympic athletes. Outside the venue, film channel hosts Yaomiao, Guo Wei, Yingling, Li Dan, Jin Ze, Qiaojun, Xiaoli and other filmmakers such as Lin Peng, Feng Wenjuan, Qu Jingjing, and Zhang Lanxin will also be “fresh.” The hero posts of Hua and Jackie Chan International Action Movie Week were delivered to famous Olympic athletes and athletes such as Pang Qing, Tong Jian, Zhou Yang, Qian Hong, Han Xiaopeng, Guo Dandan, Qi Jia, Zhao Rui and others. The film channel of “Xian” Huaxian Winter Olympics integrates live broadcast footage of the media, using the “mother flower” for poverty alleviation to praise the struggling Olympics.
It is reported that the 6th Jackie Chan International Action Film Week will be held in Datong, Shanxi from August 6th to 8th. At that time, the film channel will broadcast all the activities of the film week on the TV terminal and the live broadcast terminal of FusionMedia, so stay tuned.