Van Lang University held the opening ceremony of the first Van Lang Film Festival

(VLU, 15/03/2021) - On March 13, 2021, Van Lang University successfully held the Opening ceremony of Van Lang Film Festival 2021.

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Co-organised by Admissions & Communication Department, the Faculty of Theater Arts and Cinema and the Faculty of Fine Arts & Design of Van Lang University, the Opening Ceremony of Van Lang Film Fest 2021 took place with the participation of nearly 1000 students from many universities in Ho Chi Minh City and guests who are celebrities in the field of films and television such as:

- Assoc. Prof. Dr., Artist Do Lenh Hung Tu - Member of the Executive Committee of the Vietnam Cinema Association, Vice Chairman of the Cinema Association of Ho Chi Minh City;

- Director Nguyen Tuong Phuong - Chairman of the Art Council of the Cinema Association of Ho Chi Minh City;

- Director and Producer Ly Minh Thang; Screenwriter Nguyen Thi Ngoc Bich;

- Director Tran Thuyet from TFS Television Film Studio;

- Director Tran Minh Cuong.

Media partners:

- Mr. Dang Anh Tuan - Secretary of Tuoi Tre Newspaper;

- Mr. Ngo Thanh Phong, Founder of Cuong Phim - Review, a cinema information channel

Representatives from Sponsor units:

- Mr. Tran Binh Trong - Director of the Super Center of Large Corporate Customers in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam Maritime Commercial Joint Stock Bank MSB;

- Ms. Vu Thi Tuyet Van - Deputy Director of Cat Tien Sa Cat Tien Sa Media Group;

- Mr. Pham Thanh Duoc - Director of HD Equipment Rental;

- Mr. Nguyen Mai Lam - Director of Restart Education and International Communication Joint Stock Company and Mai Lam Foreign Language Center;

- Ms. Ngo Kim Dinh - Representative from Weset English Center.

Along with the teachers and the University Board of Directors: Dr. Nguyen Cao Tri - Chairman of Van Lang University; Assoc. Prof. Dr. Tran Thi My Dieu - Rector of Van Lang University; Dr. Vo Van Tuan - Secretary of the Party Committee, Standing Vice Rector; Dr. Nguyen Thi Thu Ha - Vice Rector of Van Lang University and Faculty leaders, officials, lecturers and staff of the University.

vlu dh van lang to chuc le ra mat lien hoan phim cThe opening ceremony of Van Lang Film Festival was warmly received, especially by the young student community.

Dr. Nguyen Cao Tri - Chairman of Van Lang University said: "I hope that from the ideas that may be innocent of the teams competing today, one day in the near future, the results of the brilliant serious creation will take its shape.”

vlu dh van lang to chuc le ra mat lien hoan phim dDr. Nguyen Cao Tri believes that Van Lang Film Festival will be a beautiful mark on the journey of creating Van Lang brand in the field of professional art training.

vlu dh van lang to chuc le ra mat lien hoan phim eThe semi-finals of the competition will take place with the support of the Advisory Board and 5 mentors

People's Artist Dao Ba Son shared: “Creating a good film after millions of short films and short scripts have been born is the task, and also the challenge, the difficulty that you must overcome with all your passion and talent."

vlu dh van lang to chuc le ra mat lien hoan phim fPeople's Artist and Director Dao Ba Son shared his impression of young talents participating in the program

Van Lang Film Fest 2021 was honored to connect with 2 media companions and 5 prestigious businesses, jointly built the program and gave the contestants sponsored gifts with a total value of more than 1 billion VND.

Van Lang Film Fest 2021 also integrated a series of events to support candidates' professional knowledge with 3 talk shows and workshops. At the beginning of this series of activities and right after the launch ceremony was the Talk show: "Movie - Television and the young people’s dreams" which took place with the leadership of 5 speakers: Assoc. Prof. Dr. and Teacher of merit Phan Thi Bich Ha; People's Artist and Director Dao Ba Son; M.A. Artist Phan Quan Dung; Screenwriter Nguyen Thi Ngoc Bich, Director and Producer Ly Minh Thang.

vlu dh van lang to chuc le ra mat lien hoan phim kTalkshow: "Movie - Television and young people's dreams"

With the support of 5 mentors, 45 works will continue to be completed by the competing teams. The final results will be announced at the Gala Awards night scheduled to be held at the end of June.

Writer: Nguyen Trung Nghia
Photo: Thịnh Trần - Nhật Huy - Nguyễn Thái

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