The first "Lightstar Award" was successfully held
A first off, and successfully finished, Golden Beach first "Lightstar Awards" was successfully held at the BFAMCMC which presented student feature films in the film festival in an award ceremony from the Department of Cinematography which was held in the Grand Screening Hall on the evening of October 16, 2011.
There were 18 short films which participated in the premiere and 6 short films were shortlisted for the final selection.
Zhao Lu’s contribution of "Five Good Compounds" stood out from the 6 shortlisted films and won the “Golden Lightstar Award.”
The contestants are all students majoring from the first year 2011, from the Department of Cinematography. This is the first graduating year of our school so it was a very important event. The judges took the job very seriously and were responsible for the careful selection.
l Director, Zhao Lu director and Wang Ze, D.O.P won the gold medal.
l Director: Wang Sizun and Liubel D.O.P with "Live" won the Silver Award.
l Director, Shu Jiwei and Director, Huang Weihe as D.O.P’s with "Paradise on the Cliff" won the Bronze award.
l The best photography award was obtained by D.O.P Wang Ze for “The Five Good Compounds.”
l The competition judges also selected the best team award: Liubel, Sun The, Wang Peng, Dechalen, Zhang Jingxin and Wang Sizun, a six-person team. The three short films they created, "Live", "Life" and "Paper Kite", were shortlisted for the final selection, and the jury fully affirmed their team work and spirit.
The jury of the "Lightstar Awards" is artistically strong with members from the Beijing Film Academy and the chairman of the Chinese Film and television Cinematography Society, the acclaimed director Mulder Zhiyuan. Professor of the Beijing Film Academy, the famous film lighting artist Cai Quanyong.
The head of the Department of Photography from the Shanghai Academy of Drama. The accredited film photographer Hou Yong. The head of the Department of Photography the famous director Wang Yan. Lecturer at the Beijing Film Academy, the prestigious cinematographer Sun Ming.
Professor from BFA and acclaimed film artist Li Yong-wan, as well as the Lightstar Electronic Technology Co., Ltd. China Film Equipment Co., Ltd. Starlight Shadow Culture Media Co., Ltd., Alai China Branch, and other sponsor representatives.
The event was welcomed by Jiang Rumei, director and Dean of the Department Cinematography and Wang Honghai, Dean of the School of Modern Creative media at Beijing Film Academy and Mr. He Kai, general manager of Lightstar Technology Co., Ltd.
Muderian, the acclaimed director and D.O.P on summing up after the awards ceremony said that the achievements from the modern Creative Media Academy of the Beijing Film Academy over the past three years were remarkable, and encouraged students to create more and better films.