Viet Nam film production centre raises curtain for Tet (20-01-2006) HA NOI — For Tet, the Lunar New Year, Vietnamese audiences will have the chance to see six exciting films produced by the Viet Nam Television's film production centre. The six films are Gia Thiet Tinh Yeu (Love's Hypothesis); Tet Nay Ai Danh Trong Tinh (Who Will Play the Drum of Love This Tet?); Xuan Co - Mot Quang Doi Chim Noi (Xuan Co, A Life Session With Ups and Downs), Co Huong (Native Village), Ngoi Nha Xuan (The House of Spring) and Xuan Muon (Late Spring). Love's Hypothesis brings to the screen the reality of life and love today. The story talks about two men,Thang and Chien, who were former soldiers. They met each other by chance during a meeting for war veterans. Thang's 35 year-old son isn't married and neither is Chien's 30 year-old daughter so the two families decide to arrange a meeting for their children, but things don't go exactly as planned. Who Will Play the Drum of Love This Tet ? talks about … [Read more...] about Viet Nam film production centre raises curtain for Tet
Making film productions
A project to support Vietnamese film production has been built by the Ministry of Information and Communications to improve quality of Vietnamese films. The project will provide directors and film producers skills to develop their creative ideas in film making projects. The project will be carried out from 2007 to 2010 with the support of 600,000 USD by the Ford Fund. Seven courses will be organized. Film producers will be equipped skills and knowledge about scripting high-quality films, building relations in film making and film marketing. Lectures and practice during courses will be recorded and compiled to make training documents in universities of stage and screen. BTA (According to Cinet) … [Read more...] about Project to support Vietnamese film production built
According to Nguyen Thi Hong Thai, deputy head of the Cinematography Agency under the Ministry of Culture and Information, the new move will encourage studios to seek thrilling screenplays and increase the quality of films and the efficiency of their investment, contributing to strengthening the national cinema industry. She said currently the Ministry of Culture and Information and the Ministry of Finance are drafting an inter-ministerial circular guiding the implementation of the decree, which will be finalised in June. However, the new move sparked hot debates among filmmakers, playwrights and artists. Most of them said for normal businesses, bidding is an inevitable trend for Vietnam in the global integration process, but for the cinema industry, this should be taken into careful consideration by policymakers. Following are several views recorded by VOVNews. Nguyen Van Nam, director of Vietnam Film Studio: However, I think that policymakers should appraise the role of bidding in … [Read more...] about Bidding in film production – a breakthrough?
A film crew from Hong Kong’s Channel TVB has arrived in Vietnam to make a film on tourism in Vietnam, according to the Ho Chi Minh City’s Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism. From February 19 th to March 12 th, the crew will shoot in famous landscapes and special tourist products in Ho Chi Minh City, Phu Quoc, Tien Giang, Long An, Vung Tau, Ca Mau, Nha Trang, Danang, Hoi An, Hue, Hanoi and Ha Long bay. TVB, one of the leading TV channels in Hong Kong, will broadcast the programme in 2011 at the program “Admiral’s Feast” to introduce famous Vietnamese tourist destinations to local audiences. The film is being made under the cooperation program launched by the Ho Chi Minh City’s Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism, the national flag carrier, Vietnam Airlines, and the Vietnam National Trade Fair and Advertising Company (Vinexad). Source: TT Translated by Duy Minh … [Read more...] about Hong Kong TV makes film on Vietnam’s tourism
A film show and discussion on Bat Trang ceramic village near Hanoi will be held at the Institute of Cultural Exchange with France in Ho Chi Minh City on Friday. “Under the wind of globalization … Bat Trang, a Vietnamese village business” has been made by French directors Bernard Ganne and Paul Pénard. It shows the traditional working conditions in the village as well as the development of new models and the impact on it of Vietnam’s accession to the World Trade Organization. It offers an overview of the changes, the advantages, and recent problems faced by a village business in a developing country amid globalization. There will also be a discussion with Ganne who is also research manager of the French National Science Research Center. Bat Trang has been famous for its ceramics for centuries. With the new open economic policy, businesses here have improved their manufacturing and sales processes. Admission to the film will be free. The IDECAF … [Read more...] about French make film on Vietnam ceramic village