The Davis International Film Festival (DIFF) film competition Premiered - Beijing, China

DIFF, Youth screenplay competition and original film screening premiered on June 30th at the Imperial Academy in Beijing Normal University. Famous director Zhao BaoGang, Zhu ShiMao, Kong Wei and many other film stars, producers and scholars attended this event. Professor Sheldon Lu, Professor Xiaoling Shu and a group of UC Davis attend this event.

The film contest emphasizes the cultural exchange between youths and is targeted at the film, documentary, short film produced by youth. This corresponds with the film contest hosted in US and it is accepting film submission around world. The film festival award ceremony will be held in Davis, California in September.

The film completion is split in two sections: youth screenplay competition and original film screening. Allowed genres include dramas, documentaries, animations and shorts. All submitted material will be reviewed by judges and the creators of chosen films will be invited to America to attend the film festival in California, where they may participate in meet and greets and international film forums. In addition, the winner's screenplay will be recommended to famous film producers.

During the Film festival in september, we will showcase the awarded films. The Award ceremony will be held at Mondavi Center of UC Davis. Many famous Chinese Actors and actress will attend the red carpet event. Please visit our website at or contact us at for more information.