Animated film director Nguyễn Thị Phương Hoa’s latest film Khúc Gỗ Mục (Rotten Wood) won a Dế Mèn Award. The annual awards encourage compositions, art performances and entertainment shows by children or for children. Hoa is a prolific filmmaker and has won top prizes from the Việt Nam National Film Festival and the Việt Nam Cinematography Association. Thể Thao Văn Hóa (Culture & Sport) newspaper interviews Hoa about the Vietnamese animation industry.
A film about farmers living in a fishing village in Bình Thuận Province has impressed audiences after its release last week on a YouTube channel owned by MCV Media.
The HCM City-based boy band 365 made their name in the local industry after their music video (MV), called Bống Bống Bang Bang, became the first MV to reach 500 million views on YouTube.
Staying away from crowds, travelling in small groups and camping in deserted areas to relax in nature is a new trend among many Vietnamese people.
The Cinema Department, under the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism, has organised a new contest to search for quality 90-minute animated film scripts.
The 25th South East Asia-Pacific Audiovisual Archive Association Conference (SEAPAVAA) will be held in Hà Nội next month.
Despite winning a prize at the recent Berlin International Film Festival, the producers of the movie Taste by Vietnamese director Lê Bảo have been fined by the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism.