Beijing IFF Selects The Pack for Forward Future Competition

September 11, 2021

We are really excited that after festivals in countries like South Korea, Canada, Germany, Belgium, Croatia and others, The Pack will also be screened at the most important Chinese film festival.

11th Beijing International Film Festival (BJIFF) will take place from September 21 to September 29, 2021. Its Forward Future Competition for first and second feature films has been, according to the organizers, „established with the objectives to discover fresh filmmakers, hunt for the future trends of global film industry, encourage the spirits of innovation in filmmaking and display a cultural diversity of film art“. Our teenage ice hockey drama The Pack will compete with 13 titles from all around the world for several awards including “The Most Popular Film”, “The Most Popular Director”, “The Most Popular Screenwriter”, “The Most Popular Actor”, ”The Most Popular Actress”, and “The Most Popular Art Contribution”. Among the Jury members are British writer, screenwriter, festival organizer and one of the founders of Busan IFF Tony Rayns, Greek director and screenwriter Yannis Sakaridis, Chinese actress, director, screenwriter and producer Huang Lu, Chinese novelist Shuang XueTao and Chinese producer and curator Shen Yang.