The Second West Lake International Documentary Festival commenced at China Academy of Art in Hangzhou, Zhejiang province yesterday. A multimedia show named “Epoch and Scope” was staged on the campus to celebrate the opening of the festival.
The event will run through Oct 20 and includes “D20 Nomination” Competition, “Glory of Documentary” screenings, “IDF Forum”, “IDF Pitching”, “IDF Workshop” and “IDF public events”. Over 50 professionals in the industry from seven countries gather in Hangzhou to participate in the festival.
The West Lake International Documentary Festival (IDF) is an international meeting of documentary professionals, offering a platform for screenings, broadcasting, awards and pitching.
The Second West Lake International Documentary Festival drew to a close on CAA’s Nanshan campus on Oct 20. Eight of the 20 nominated documentaries submitted from 14 countries including China, German, Canada, Japan, Italy and Spain won awards.