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President of the Jury


Vice Chairman & General Manager, China Film Co.

Jiang Ping is a Chinese director and the current Vice Chairman and General Manager of China Film Co., the distribution unit of China’s largest and most influential film enterprise, China Film Group Corporation. Some of the films produced by China Film Co. include Wolf Totem (2016), The Mermaid (2016), American Dreams in China (2013), The Foundation of a Republic (2009). As an executive of China’s leading film studio, Jiang is dedicated to fostering co-production projects between China and the rest of the world, enhancing collaborations with international film companies and connecting foreign filmmakers with China’s burgeoning film market. As a well-respected film director, his work has garnered awards from China’s most prestigious awards in the film industry, including the Golden Rooster Award, the Hundred Flowers Award and China Huabiao Film Award along with wide recognitions from across the world. His film credits include Goddesses in the Flames of War (2015), A Tibetan Love Song (2010), Looking for Jackie (2009).

Members of the Jury

Bo Svenson

Writer, Actor, Producer and Director

Ng See-yuen

Director, Producer

Stephen Nemeth

Producer, Actor, Director

Dennis Hoffman

President, Stargate Studios Vancouver

Jacek Bromski

Director, Writer, Producer

Robert Lundberg

COO, China Lion Film Distribution  

Kôsuke Mukai

Writer, Cinematographer, Editor

Oleg Uriumtsev

Director, Producer, Writer, Actor