Apply NOW! New round of Young Film Professionals Overseas Training Program!

Explore your film sound production career with the work placement at Beijing Golden Cicada Film!
06 September 2023

With the support of Create Hong Kong and the Hong Kong Film Development Fund of the Hong Kong SAR Government, the Asian Film Awards Academy is thrilled to announce its partnership with Beijing Golden Cicada Film, after three years, to offer two two-month work placements in the sound department. This marks the first collaboration between the Asian Film Awards Academy and Beijing Golden Cicada Film, a renowned domestic sound effect production company. The positions are now open for application.

 

The Young Film Professionals Overseas Training Program aims to nurture and empower young film talents and mid-career professionals in Hong Kong by providing them with valuable overseas training opportunities and short-term work placements. Participants will have the opportunity to enhance their skills, forge professional relationships, and exchange ideas with esteemed overseas film experts, propelling their careers to new heights. The Asian Film Awards Academy will provide funding as specified in the application guidelines. We welcome applications from Hong Kong Permanent Residents who possess fluent Mandarin communication skills and have professional full-time post-production experience in relevant film post-production fields.

 

Yang Jiang, the founder of Beijing Golden Cicada Film and recipient of the Best Sound Award at the 13th Asian Film Awards, expressed great enthusiasm about partnering with the Asian Film Awards Academy for this meaningful training program,“We are delighted to collaborate with the Asian Film Awards Academy and contribute to such a significant training initiative. It brings us immense joy to share our experiences with the new generation of filmmakers and contribute to the prosperity of Asian cinema.”

 

Established in 2010, Beijing Golden Cicada Film has firmly established itself as a leading force in professional film and television sound production. The studio’s unwavering commitment to delivering high-level and high-quality sound works has garnered widespread acclaim within the industry.

 

Beijing Golden Cicada Film’s works have received numerous prestigious accolades, including recognition at the Asian Film Awards, Golden Rooster Awards, Hong Kong Film Awards, and Golden Horse Awards. Notable projects include Zhang Yimou’s “Full River Red,” “Cliff Walkers,” and “Shadow.” These achievements serve as a testament to their unwavering dedication to excellence and their ability to captivate audiences with exceptional sound design.

 

In 2018, the founders of Golden Cicada Film, Yang Jiang and Zhao Nan, were bestowed with a remarkable honor. They received invitations to join The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, becoming official members of the Oscars jury. This recognition further solidifies their studio’s reputation as a trailblazer in the field of film sound production.

 

At Beijing Golden Cicada Film, a scientific production management model is employed, and a team of seasoned professionals is assembled. The studio’s state-of-the-art facilities include a dialogue studio and editing studio equipped with cutting-edge technology, such as the esteemed JBL 7 Series monitor speakers. Additionally, the studio boasts a Dolby Atmos, DTS:X, and China HoloSound certified film sound mixing studio, ensuring the highest quality sound production.

 

 

 

Young Film Professionals Overseas Training Program

 

Beijing Golden Cicada Film

Location: Beijing, China

Placement period: October 2023 to December 2023

Application deadline: 22 September 2023

 

Please download the following information to apply:

 

Application Guidelines

Application Form

 

Please contact us if any questions,

Email: info@afa-academy.com

Tel: +852 3195 0609

Website: www.afa-academy.com

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