Canada Golden Maple Film Festival

2017.09.20-25

About

The Film Festival

The Canada Golden Maple Film Festival is the first international film festival in Canada that receives the most supports from all three levels of both Canadian and Chinese government official. The Film Festival will be the spread of Chinese culture through films to the North American audience in the means of promote a greater understanding of Chinese culture.

The Canada Golden Maple Film Festival is being held in September every year in British Columbia, Canada, and there will be screenings of outstanding films throughout major city's theaters. The highlights and characteristics of the film festival is to raise awareness on the film industry, culture, media and online network, and to foster the international development of the film industry.

The film festival's judge team consists of directors, screenwriters, special effects experts, critics, filmmakers and related professionals from the U.S and Canada. Besides a shortlisted film awards, the film festival have also arranged Film Forum and other activities for film lovers and professionals to promote, inspire, interact and exchange at an academic level. This year Film Festival awards includes cinema film, short film, online film, documentary film, musical film and Chinese short film screenplay, a total of six major categories of 42 awards.

Film Festival Missions:

  • World Wide Platform
  • Cultural Exchange
  • Inspiration
  • Public Welfare
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Topics: Public Welfare, Creativity, Communication, Development
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Encourage all countries/ regions and multi-lingual films to participate the competition
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All earnings from CGM movie box office and the Awards Show ticket sales will be donated to Canadian Liver Foundation (CLF)
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To raise awareness on the film industry, culture, media and online network
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To become one of the most popular events in cultural art groups that connect global filmmakers together and promote the real meaning of the word Cinema

Festival activities

Festival details

Festival Name Canada Golden Maple Film Festival
Date September 20, 2017 – September 25, 2017
Topics: Platform, Communication, Participating, Public Welfare
Guests Dignitaries, world industry leaders, experts and scholars, film artists, movie stars, film judges, cinema managers, social activists, philanthropist, press media. Minister of Canadian federal Multiculturalism, Federal Film Board of Canada, Government of British Columbia, the Chinese Consulate General in Vancouver, City of Vancouver, Canada Film Directors Guild, Actors Guild etc.
Festival Overview Canada Golden Maple Film Festival week will have two activities at the same time

Festival Schedule

Round A:CGM's Main Activities
2017.1.25 CGM Press Conference in Sun Sui Wah Seafood Restaurant Richmond. Officially launch Film Festival Investment Cooperation / Film Registration / Filmmaker & Film Production Team Registration.
2017.5.16 - 19Asian Heritage Month -- Chinese Classic Old Movies Exhibition at Kwantlen Polytechnic University, 8771 Lansdowne Road, Richmond BC
2017.8.8CGM Brand Sponsors Press Conference at Dragon's Lodge, 2950 Dragon's Lane, Gabriola Island, BC
2017.9.22CGM Opening Red Carpet Charity Dinner & Shortlisted Awards Ceremony at Crystal Pavilion at Pan Pacific Hotel, 300 - 999 Canada Place, Vancouver BC
2017.9.22 - 23Canada, China and United Startes Film Forum at Simon Fraser University at Harbor Centre, 515 W. Hastings Street, Vancouver, BC
2017.9.24CGM Closing & Awards Gala at Bell Performing Arts Centre, 6250 144th St., Surrey, BC
Round B: CGM Nominated Film Screening Locations & Time (Tickets are available online and in selected theater locations)
绝地逃亡 (Skiptrace) 1PM on September 20th Landmark Cinema New Westminster 390 - 800 Carnarvon St, New Westminster, BC
惊天大逆转 (Tik Tok) 3PM on September 20th Landmark Cinema New Westminster 390 - 800 Carnarvon St, New Westminster, BC
大唐玄奘 (Xuan Zang) 1PM on September 21st Landmark Cinema New Westminster 390 - 800 Carnarvon St, New Westminster, BC
西游记之三打白骨精 (The Monkey King 2) 3PM on September 21st Landmark Cinema New Westminster 390 - 800 Carnarvon St, New Westminster, BC
战狼2 (Wolf Warrior 2) 10AM on September 22nd Surrey Civic Theatres 13450 104 Ave, Surrey, BC
茶盗 (Tea Robber) 1PM on September 22nd Surrey Civic Theatres 13450 104 Ave, Surrey, BC
小阴谋大爱情 (Planning of Be In Love) 10AM on September 23rd Surrey Civic Theatres 13450 104 Ave, Surrey, BC
荒冢行 (The Soul of Exploring Virgin Territory) 1PM on September 23rd Surrey Civic Theatres 13450 104 Ave, Surrey, BC
磕着长头转神山 (Along the God Mountain) 3PM on September 23rd Surrey Civic Theatres 13450 104 Ave, Surrey, BC
敦煌不了情 (Everlasting Love in Dunhuang) Premiere 10AM on September 24th Goldcorp Stage at the BMO Theatre Centre 203 – 162 West 1st Avenue, Vancouver, BC
景阳钟 (JingYangZhong) and 听见你的声音 (Hear Your Voice) 1PM on September 24th Goldcorp Stage at the BMO Theatre Centre 203 – 162 West 1st Avenue, Vancouver, BC

Opening Red Carpet Charity Dinner & Shortlisted Awards Ceremony

Mix Commerce, Culture, Charity, & Artworks Auction Together In An Rich & Exciting Event

opening

Closing Ceremony & Awards Gala

To Be Present At The Powerful Star Lineup, High-end Fashion Brands Get Together In The Feast

closing

Congratulation Letters

  • Congratulatory Letter from State Administration of Press, Publication, Radio, Film and Television of The People's Republic of China
  • China Film Archive
  • Congratulatory Letter from Harjit S. Sajjan, Canadian Minister of Defence
  • Congratulatory Letter from John Horgan, Premier of British Columbia
  • Congratulatory Letter from Gregor Robertson, Mayor of Vancouver
  • Congratulatory Letter from Derek R. Corrigan, Mayor of Burnaby
  • Congratulatory Letter from Linda Hepner, Mayor of Surrey
  • Congratulatory Letter from Richard Stewart, Mayor of Coquitlam
  • Congratulatory Letter from Ted-Schaffer, Mayor of Langley
  • Congratulatory Letter from Dianne Watts, Federal Member of Parliament
  • Congratulatory Letter from Ed Fast, Federal Member of Parliament
  • Congratulatory Letter from Joyce Murray, Federal Member of Parliament
  • Congratulatory Letter from Peter Julian, Federal Member of Parliament
  • Congratulatory Letter from Honorable Victor Oh, Senator
  • Congratulatory Letter from Honorable Yonah Martin, Senator
  • Congratulatory Letter from John Yap, BC MLA
  • Congratulatory Letter from Arnold Schwarzenegger
  • Congratulatory Letter from Christy Clark, The Premier of British Columbia
  • Congratulatory Letter from Gregor Robertson, Mayor
  • Congratulatory Letter from Richard T. Lee, Member of the Legislative Assembly Deputy speaker
  • Congratulatory Letter from Member of the Parliament for Stevenson-Richmond East Joe Peschisolido
  • Congratulatory Letter from Joyce Murray, Member of the Parliament for Quadra
  • Congratulatory Letter from The President of UBC Film Turner Stewart
  • Congratulatory Letter from AMS President of UBC Aaron Bailey
  • Congratulatory Letter from Consulate General of the People's Republic of China in Vancouver
  • Congratulatory Letter from State Administration of Press, Publication, Radio, Film and Television of The People's Republic of China
  • Congratulatory Letter from Shenzhen youth Video Festival

Organizers

Film Festival Organizers

Master Shot Motion Pictures Co., Ltd.

Master Shot Motion Pictures Co., Ltd. is one of Canada's best-known film company. Founded in 1998, by the "Rambo" famous actor - Stephen Chang and some senior North American filmmakers. The company movie actors’ union is more than 200 people. Stephen took part in many famous film productions including "Double Happiness", "Colombia Hyperlink", "International Rescue" and other Hollywood blockbusters. Currently, Stephen’s up-coming films are "Blood: the specter of war," "Stark" and so on.

[Photo: Master Shot Motion Pictures Co., Ltd. Board and Richard T. Lee, MLA Burnaby North]

Film Festival Organizer

Canada M.E Mediatech Corp.

M.E MEDIATECH CORP. is a leading multilingual digital media provider, founded in August 2014 and headquartered in Vancouver. M.E Media offers full range of corporate online promotion services and brand strategies with the core concept of new digital media technology. M.E Media wholly owned two subsidiary companies Green M.E Overseas E-commerce Technology Company and Chengdu Puhui culture communication Co. Ltd., and three remarkable online brands “DSP Promotion Services”, “Greenme” and “M.E Tube”. Through unremitting efforts and over two years’ strategic distribution, M.E Media has served hundreds of thousands of clients in three hundred cities at more than twenty countries globally, including Canada, the United States, China, Mexico, France, Italy, Israel, Russia, South Korea, India, Vietnam, the Philippines, Thailand, Egypt, South Africa, and etc.

Through online global promotion and offline entity industrial chain, starting with “demand of the end-users”, M.E Media oriented by the actual result of “end-users’ experience”, using high-tech to build a new “Internet + Media Circle” and an “Innovative, Collaborative, Green, Open, Developing and Sharing” Internet ecosystem. M.E is determined to create a valuable social lifestyle with unique tools and strategic insights tailored better opportunities of today and the expectations of tomorrow for all human kinds. As a group, M.E Media aims to create an evolution from traditional media to a “brand-new” online media market, and from a typical design of regional media to a new pattern of the global media industry by building M.E Media as a prototype of the new Internet economy mode in the next ten years.

Host / Organizers

Government Supports

China

Canada

Charitable Beneficiary

Sponsored Airline

Sponsored Academy

Stage One Academy

VR Technology Support

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