Shanghai International Film Festival


Dates: June 11th – 19th, 2016
Place: Shanghai, China

Founded in 1993, Shanghai International Film Festival (SIFF) is the only competitive film festival in China approved by International Federation of Film Producers Associations.

Relying on the rapid development of the Chinese film industry and the trend of globalization in the film industry, SIFF focuses on awards, markets, forums and film exhibitions so as to build an international platform, and promote the development of the Chinese film industry, and the exchange and cooperation between Chinese and foreign film industries.

In recent years, with the increasing growth of China’s economic strength and the rise of its international status, Chinese films have attracted more and more attention from people around the world, and SIFF, held in June annually, has become a great event for filmmakers worldwide, whose universal industry appeal, international influence, and effect on the world’s multicultural film culture and development of the film industry have also been praised by people inside and outside the industry. In 2014, 447 mainstream media around the world and 1,385 journalists reported on SIFF. People’s Daily, Xinhua News Agency, CCTV, Shanghai Media Group, Sina, Tencent, Sohu, Netease and other mainstream media paid much attention to it.“The Wall Street Journal,”“The New York Times,”“The Los Angeles Times,”“The Mirror,”“The Daily Mail,” Reuters, Associated Press, EFE and other international mainstream media as well as “The Hollywood Reporter,”“Variety,”“Screen International,”“Film Business Asia” and other famous professional film magazines gave a lot of reports on SIFF so that SIFF won much public praise.

News & Articles:
06.20.2016 – Winners of the Shanghai International Film Festival 2016
04.01.2016 – The Shanghai International Film Festival presents new poster!