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Asian-American TV and Film Festival Awards Nominations (Asian Pacific Region) Announced
The annual 2019 Asian-American TV & Film Festival’s Golden Oak Awards Ceremony will be hosted by the Asian-American TV & Film Alliance on 28 October, 2019at the Symphony Space Theater in Manhattan. High-profile names from international television and film industry will be in attendance, including – Dolly Parton, Guoqiang Tang, Manu Gargi, Rongguang Yu, Antonio Tibaldi, Larry Fenssenden, Marco Balsamo, Alain Azoulay, Celia Au, Josh Green, Fala Chen and others.
The Golden Oak Awards recognizes outstanding TV and film works and the extraordinary contributions made by individual talents in the film and television industry. The awards categories include Best (independent) Film of the Year, Best Television Program, Best Creator, Best Producer, Best Screenwriter, Best Director, Best Actor/Actress, and Most Promising Actor/Actress, and more.
Numerous influential production agencies in China such as Huace Media, Mango Studios, Yunnan RuishiRongguang, XG Entertainment and others will participate in the competition for a 2019 Golden Oak Award. The nominated TV series and films span a wide range of subject matter and genres.
Nominees for the Best Film award are: The Wandering Earth, Send Me to the Clouds, The Peanut Butter Falcon, Advance Wave upon Wave, The Game Changer, Invisible Fist, Open the Gate to the World, andSnow Monster.
Many high quality and high viewership TV series earned nominations for Best Television Program and are – Diplomatic Situation, Those Years, River Flows to You, Love’s Lies, The World is Not Fraudulent, Mai Xiang, The Great Craftsman, Young Blood, Anti-Terrorism Special Forces: The Wolves, and Lovely China.
Online programs such as Boys to Men, A Little Love Song, and “Hello, Rapper (Season 2)” are also nominated for a 2019 Golden Oak. With both a score and lyrics composed by new-generation musician Luo Wei, This Moment has been announced as the theme song of the 2019 Asian-American TV & Film Festival. More Follows
“After gaining global attention and success in 2017 and 2018, the Asian-American TV and Film Festival will be welcoming additional new forces to the industry this year, featuring more creative works on an even larger scale than appeared on previous programs, “said Jerome Perzigian, co-chairman of the festival. “The organizing committee has received over 200 major television and film applications from China and part of the US for the 2019 Golden Oak Awards, this is a great year!”
The Asian-American TV & Film Festival continues to serve as the platform for cultural exchange between the east and the west and propels a win-win caliber of collaboration by connecting Asia and North America through high-end industry events. The Asian-American TV & Film Alliance Forum also took place at Harvard Club on 27 October 2019 to kick off the festival.