Sion Sono, famous Japanese director and distinguished director award judge, attended the activity. Love Exposure and Himizu were shown on December 6 at the standard video hall of BFA. Toyoyuki Yokohama, Producer of Japanese Omega Project Company took part in the activity. The one-hour-and-a-half-long activity was presided over by Li Chen, Deputy Director of Department of Directing.
First of all, director Sion Sono gave an initial introduction to the creation of the film. After that, Toyoyuki Yokohama, a producer who worked with him on many films, shared his cooperation with director Sion Sono. Yokohama thought that Sion Sono is a very serious director. In their partnerships, he fully respected the director's artistic creation, and the director respected the producer's opinion. Sion Sono s filming was strictly in accordance with the budget. Then the audience asked questions about casting criteria, actor training, inspiration, image style.
When it comes to actors, the director Sion Sono thought the director and the actors are like a band in the studio. The director is strict with the actor but also takes good care of his actors. As for influences of poetry and literature on films, Sion Sono believes that poetry reveals one's essence and express one's own inner world. It is important for a director to create literature and reflect himself. He believes that China boasts strong film shooting. He encourages young directors to bravely express themselves and do what they want to do.
The activity was in a festive atmosphere. The audience kept asking questions. The activity was full of applause and laughter. The art lecture came to an end successfully.
- Art Lecture Sponsored by Department of Directing, Screening of Battleship Island, and Exchange Activity were held
- Showing of Love Exposure and Himizu, exchange activity were held successfully
- "Love Education” Showing and Interchange Activities Held by Directing Department
- Beijing International Film Festival Jury President’s Film Screening & Interaction — Dialogue with the Danish National Film Master