Magazine article Screen International

Taipei Fest Unveils New Talent Line-Up

Magazine article Screen International

Taipei Fest Unveils New Talent Line-Up

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The Taipei Film Festival has unveiled the 12 films that have been selected for its International New Talent Competition, including the world premiere of local production Partners In Crime.

Directed by Chang Jung-chi (Touch Of The Light), Partners In Crime tells the story of three high school boys investigating the death of a classmate.

The competition line-up also include Taiwanese drama Exit, directed by Chienn Hsiang, along with first and second films from elsewhere in Asia, such as Lee Chatametikool's Concrete Clouds, and titles from Europe and Latin America.

Over the past nine years, the New Talent competition has helped launch the careers of several notable local directors, including Doze Niu (Monga), Yang Ya-che (Bf*Gf) and Wei Te-sheng (Warriors Of The Rainbow: Seediq Bale).

Entrants compete for the Grand Prize, with a cash award of $20,000, and Special Jury Prize ($10,000), both selected by an international jury, along with an audience award. …

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