Welcome to Beijing! Beijing 2022 Launched Global Recruitment of Young Filmmakers for Official Film

Source:Beijing 202222/09/2020 10:30

Global recruitment of young filmmakers for the Official Film of the Beijing 2022 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games (Beijing 2022 Games) was launched on September 21st, the 500-day countdown to the Games. Beijing Organising Committee for the 2022 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games (Beijing 2022) has sent invitations to creative and enthusiastic young filmmakers to join the crew of the Official Film of the Beijing 2022 Winter Games and to witness Games on ice and snow through the lens.

Official Film, a Century-Old Tradition of Olympic

Since Stockholm 1912 Games, the production of Official Film has been a convention of the Olympic Games, as more than forty official films have been produced till now, covering both the Summer and Winter Games. These films faithfully record the history of the Olympic Games in the past century. Not only featured with great artistic value, they are also beyond time and boundaries. The Everlasting Flame, Beijing 2008 Official Film, is one of these masterpieces. It has captured moments on the arena as well as the stories behind it.

The Olympic Games are not only stages for athletes but also carnivals for people all around the world. Therefore, the Official Films offered a record of not just the competition, but also of reflections of current time. Beijing 2022 launched the global recruitment of young filmmakers to introduce new talent to the production unit as it strives to enrich the cultural diversity of the film to promote its vision of “creating a harmonious world of better mutual understanding.”

The Global Recruitment is officially on

The Recruitment program is formulated by Media and Communications Department of Beijing 2022, organized by Cultural Investment Holdings Co., Ltd., and supported by Olympic Foundation for Culture and Heritage. Setting up 3 competition sections, directing, cinematography and editing, this program is open to young experienced filmmakers who love the Olympic Games, admire the Olympic spirit, feel enthusiastic about sport documentary and willing to support and contribute to the Beijing 2022 Games. Candidates should send an original short film less than 30 minutes which has not been screened in public or released in theatre/online together with other materials to olympicfilm@beijing2022.cn before 21st, December, 2020.

There will be 3 First Prize winners, 6 for Second Prize, 9 for Third Prize and also 15 Excellent Awards. The top 18 will have the chance to join the crew of the Olympic Winter Games Beijing 2022.

More details: www.beijing2022.cn

Annex:(Please download the Document by computer.)

1. The Programme for Global Recruitment of Young Filmmakers for Beijing 2022 Official Film (1) An Overview

2. The Programme for Global Recruitment of Young Filmmakers for Beijing 2022 Official Film (2) Legal Documents

3. Annex I Application Form

4. Annex II Letter of Commitment