Taipei Golden Horse unveils project market line-up
The Taipei Golden Horse Film Festival has unveilved the line-up of its Film and TV Film Project Promotion (FTPP).
Film-makers and producers of the 25 selected projects will meet with investors during the three day FTPP 2011 event, which takes place November 22 – 24. They will compete for the event’s grand prize of $33,800.
The 25 projects were selected from 109 entries from Taiwan, Hong Kong, Mainland China, Japan, Korea, Singapore, Malaysia, and the United States. Entries from Hong Kong increaased in 2011, thanks to cooperative efforts by the Hong Kong Motion Picture Industry Association. The 2011 line-up also includes the most animation film projects selected by the FTPP.
Amongst the projects will be Chinese New Year, to be produced by Brian Cox. US Distribution company Distant Horizon will be on the look out for a Chinese director and lead actor for the film,Veteran Hong Kong director Herman Yau’s The Second Coming and well-known director and action choreographer Yuen Wo-Ping’s Age of Flux have also been selected.