Monday, April 15, 2024
spot_img
HomeNewsGlobal NewsSwiss film festival to showcase Taiwan exhibits

Swiss film festival to showcase Taiwan exhibits

By Taiwan Today

TAIPEI, Taiwan — Feature-length films, shorts and immersive installation pieces from Taiwan are set to showcase at the Neuchatel International Fantastic Film Festival in Switzerland from July 2 to 10, according to the ministry of culture.

A total of 16 productions from Taiwan, along with seminars introducing the country’s audiovisual art, are taking center stage at the 20th edition of the event as part of its Formosa Fantastica series, the ministry said.

NIFFF organizers praised Taiwan’s rising directors for their bold creation style, out-of-the-box thinking and wide range of subject matter, the MOC said, adding that the country’s advanced development in immersive digital artwork was also commended.

According to the MOC’s Taiwan Cultural Center in Paris, each year the festival highlights avant-garde cinematography, emerging elements in Asian film and integration of digital technologies such as virtual reality and extended reality into visual art.

Founded in 2000, the annual event held each July is the only film festival in Switzerland dedicated to fantasy and its related genres. This year’s selections will be screened both in person and online in light of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. (DL-E)

spot_img
RELATED ARTICLES

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

spot_img
spot_img
spot_img

Caribbean News

EU-Central America: Council greenlights association agreement

BRUSSELS, BELGIUM - The EU Council adopted a decision to conclude the agreement establishing an association between the European Union and its member states,...

Global News

‘Step back from the brink,’ to avert full-scale Middle East conflict, says UN chief

NEW YORK, USA - The people of the Middle East are facing a real danger of a devastating full-scale conflict, António Guterres said on...