Local jury members of the competition are directors Phan Gia Nhat Linh and Nhat Trung, film producer Jenni Trang Le and guest Truong Chi Binh.
The 48HFP Vietnam 2019 attracts more than 100 film making groups. The films are to be short with a minimum of 4 minutes and a maximum of 7 minutes. All creativity—writing, shooting, editing and adding a musical soundtrack—must occur in a 48 hour period.
The award-wining work will represent Vietnam to participate in the 48 Hour Film Project in the Netherlands and to be shown at the Cannes Film Festival 2020.
Director Ken Ochiai is director of Vietnamese films, including Ve si Sai Gon (Sai Gon Bodyguards) in 2016 and Hon papa da con gai (Daddy issues) in 2018. He will return to Vietnam to join the award ceremony of the film contest in October.
Ken Ochiai is an award-winning writer/director of short films and music videos. His award-winning films include “Phoenix” winner of the Special Jury Award at the 2006 San Giovanni International Film Festival , and “Express 831”, winner of the Bronze Award at the 2008 USC First Look Screenings.
The 48HFP Vietnam 2019 attracts more than 100 film making groups.
Each contestant will draw topics and select one.
Japanese director Ken Ochiai
By HAI DUY – Translated by Kim Khanh
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