Event Organizer: CCIFF & Confucius Institute in Quebec
One is an awards-winning director with in-depth knowledge of the film market; one is a scholar with an international perspective, what are their opinions regarding film industry’s status quo, and where do they stand on the prospects of the film industry? It will be a wonderful collision of two masters.
Xie Fei is a world-recognized Chinese film director and professor at the Beijing Film Academy. He has served as a juror for many film festivals around the world and is the recipient of numerous awards including some from the China Golden Rooster Awards, Golden Bear Winner, and Silver Bear Winner at the Berlin International Film Festival.
Peter Rist served as Chair of the Mel Hoppenheim School of Cinema for eight of the last sixteen years. Teaching primarily in the undergraduate film studies program, his courses include numerous national cinema and film aesthetics courses.