On the evening of October 16, Xi’an Film Academy of Northwest University (NWU) was unveiled at the 7th Silk Road International Film Festival, when the host of this year’s Festival, Fujian province, passed the right to host the Festival on to Shaanxi province. This first-ever film academy in Northwest China will be jointly built by NWU, Shaanxi Culture Industry Investment Group and Western Movie Group.
The three parties will, in accordance with the signed agreement, work together to give full play to their own advantages and realize complementarity. By doing so, the local-based academy would become the one that could cultivate domestic and international talents, and also facilitate the collaboration of industries, universities and research institutes. In this way, great contributions to innovative talent cultivation in the film industry, as well as improvement of the structure of higher education, shall be made.