Jackie Chan named Vice Chairman of China film body

January 1st, 2009 - 1:17 pm ICT by ANI  

Washington, Jan 1 (ANI): Jackie Chan has been named as the Vice Chairman of the China Film Association.

The association will tie together moviemaking in Hong Kong and China.

The 54-year-old action star along with other prominent Hong Kong filmmakers has joined the key mainland Chinese film association, a sign of the growing integration of the two movie industries.

Chan was voted the organizations vice-chairman over the weekend (27-28December).

Actor Andy Lau and directors Peter Chan, Gordon Chan, Derek Yee and Tsui Siu-ming were also among the group’’s first batch of 10 members from Hong Kong, reports Contactmusic.

The China Film Association organises China’’s main movie festivals; the Golden Rooster and Hundred Flowers film awards. (ANI)

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