China Focuses On Boosting The Country’s Sci-Fi Film Sector
The fifth China Science Fiction Conference, to be held in Beijing on Nov. 1 and 2, will focus on boosting the country’s sci-fi film sector, said the China Association for Science and Technology (CAST).
In July, CAST issued a joint document with the China Film Administration highlighting sci-fi films as an important growth point and a new driving force for the high-quality development of Chinese films.
The document outlines policy measures to strengthen support and guidance on the production, distribution, special effects and talent training of sci-fi movies.
The implementation of these measures will be a major topic of the two-day conference. According to CAST, the event will also see the launch of a national sci-fi film screening alliance.
Jointly organized by CAST and the Beijing municipal government, this year’s conference will feature both online and offline events, including an opening ceremony, forums and exhibitions.
Originally published at Xinhua net