HANGZHOU, China, Aug. 26, 2015 /CNW/ -- Chairman of Gold Finance Group Jie Wei will deliver a keynote speech at the 2015 Montreal Film Festival on August 27, to highlight the opportunities for cultural exports brought about by the event as well as the increasingly important role China's capital power is having in the movie industry.
As the only Chinese company to sponsor the event, Gold Finance Group is testament to the fact that China's capital strength is attracting more and more attention across the world. With a key focus on the culture indusrty, the company has already invested in record-breaking Chinese blockbuster Dragon Blade and has its own film production and PR teams that have helped launch several other films and entertainment productions.
The 39th Montreal film festival will begin on August 27, 2015, and will show 270 feature films from 86 countries, among them Qi Tian (otherwise known as Winter) from Chinese director Jian Xin, which will compete in the North American award category. Other Chinese releases Carmon and Funeral will compete with 23 other films for the Best Film Award, while the popular The Totem of Wolf will also be screened.
About Montreal Film Festival
Montreal film festival was founded in 1977, and is listed as one of the five international film festivals with Cannes, Berlin, Venice and Karlovy Vary. It is the only competitive film festival to be recognized by the International Federation of Film Producers in North America.
Held every year in late August in Montreal, Canada, the festival aims to encourage cultural diversity and talent and promote communication among professional experts from around the world. Many important people from China's film industry, such as Jin Xie, Kai Gechen, Li Gong, Jackie Chen and Maggie Cheung have attended in the past, with well-known actor and director Xueqi Wang and singer Jane Zhang taking part as judges in 2009 and 2014.
SOURCE Gold Finance Group
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