Recently, the XR Immersive Imaging Unit of the 75th Cannes Film Festival Film Market announced the jury lineup and shortlisted films, including Zhang Ziyi, Hannah Minghella and others.
In this regard, Zhang Ziyi said, “It’s good to see a lot of new movies.” It is understood that this is the fourth time that Zhang Ziyi has served as a judge at the Cannes International Film Festival.
It is reported that the task of the jury of the XR Immersive Imaging Unit of the 2022 Cannes International Film Festival is to evaluate the entries of the contestants based on the presentation skills, immersive interactive design and innovation of the story. This year’s XR Immersive Imaging Unit will be held from May 17th to 25th. held on the day.
The jury lineup map according to the network
Zhang Ziyi has a lot of fate with Cannes since her debut.From her first appearance in 2000 to now, Zhang Ziyi has gained a lot, and has been shortlisted for the main competition unit twice.(“Purple Butterfly” in 2003, “2046” in 2004)3 finalists in the non-competition unit(“Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon” in 2000, “House of Flying Daggers” in 2004, “The Palace of the Beaver” in 2005).Previously, Zhang Ziyi served as a judge of the Cannes Film Festival 3 times(Jury of the main competition unit in 2006, judge of “Movie Cornerstone” and short film unit in 2009, judge of “Un Certain Regard” in 2013)and has repeatedly promoted the film.
In addition, the Organizing Committee of the Cannes Film Festival recently announced the shortlist for the short film competition unit. A total of 9 short films were shortlisted. The fantasy short “Heart of the Broken Sun” directed by Bi Gan and the “Post-95” director Chen Jianying directed the short film “The Seaside” starring Yao Anna. Rising a Cliff” is one of them.
Stills of “A Cliff Rises by the Sea” according to the network
“A Cliff Rises by the Sea” is directed by the cutting-edge director Chen Jianying. It mainly tells the story of a small town girl played by Yao Anna who revisits her homeland when the relocation is approaching. The short film was shot in Yibin, Sichuan. Director Chen Jianying said: “China’s third- and fourth-tier cities have a unique beauty, and I want to shoot it.” As the star of the short film, Anna Yao, who was an actress for the first time, worked hard to overcome the difficult shooting conditions while filming, and she did not complain even when she filmed rain scenes again and again in winter.
“The Heart of the Broken Sun” is a commercial short film previously shot by Bi Gan for the brand. The short film takes the black cat as the main point of view, and tells the adventure of the black cat when he is looking for something precious. It is reported that this is also the official unit of the Cannes Film Festival that Bi Gan has been shortlisted for after “The Last Night on Earth” was shortlisted for the “Un Certain Regard” unit in Cannes. Previously, Tang Wei, the heroine of “The Last Night on Earth”, was also shortlisted for the main competition unit this year with “Resolve to Break Up”.
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