ASEAN Film Awards founded and hosted by Viet Nam (held in 2017)

Viet Nam
Cinema Department
Relevant ministries and agencies
Describe the main features of the policy/measure: 

Organized at the 20th Viet Nam Film Festival for the first time, ASEAN Film Awards 2017 was for excellent long films implemented by ASEAN filmmakers with the aim of honoring excellent films, outstandingly creative filmmakers and film artists in ASEAN countries annually; at the same time discovering and encouraging new talents in ASEAN film sector.

What are the results achieved so far through the implementation of the policy/measure?: 

The first ASEAN Film Awards, founded and hosted by Viet Nam, was an international cultural event to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN). This acknowledged the important role of the film industry in promoting the image of Viet Nam and the unique culture of ASEAN as well as their cooperation. This award has contributed to honoring remarkable cinematographic works, filmmakers, and artists in ASEAN that are highly creative. The award has also contributed to promoting cultural interaction among ASEAN countries, strengthening the reciprocal solidarity of the ASEAN cinematic industries and raising the awareness of film enthusiasts. Additionally, this serves a step to realize policies and support of Viet Nam to strengthen ASEAN cooperation regarding film production and distribution, as well as to facilitate an environment to develop the film market in Viet Nam.

Partner(s) engaged in the implementation of the measure: 
Name of partnerType of entity
Cinema Department under the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism
Public Sector
Civil Society Organization (CSO)
Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN)
Public Sector
ASEAN countries
Public Sector
Has the implementation of the policy/measure been evaluated?: