144 movies registered for Kite Awards 2018

16:18 | 09/04/2019 Society

More than 50 film production establishments across the country have registered a total of 144 movies for the Kite Awards 2018.

Award ceremony of Kite Awards 2017 - Photo: VNA

The information was revealed by Chairman of the Vietnam Cinema Association Dang Xuan Hai at an event to introduce the awards in Ho Chi Minh City on April 4.

According to the organising board, the awards honour cinematic works which are artistically creative, imbued with national identity, rich in human values and have a positive influence on society.

There will be a “Golden Kite Award”, “Silver Kite Award” and certificates of merit for the best works in different categories such as short films, animations, documentaries, scientific films and TV series.

The award ceremony will be held in HCM City on April 12 and broadcast live on VTV2.

Some participating cinematic works will be screened for free in HCM City and Hanoi from April 5-10.

A workshop on film composition and TV series will be held in HCM City on April 9.

Organised by the Vietnam Cinema Association, the annual Kite Awards aim to honour individuals and groups who make significant contributions to domestic cinema.

Theo VNA