Kuntai Royal Hotel, Beijing
16–19 October 2019

For the fifth edition of the Sino-European Project Lab, over 80 film professionals from all around the world convened in Beijing from 16 to 19 October to develop projects and establish personal relationships.

The event also marked the start of Bridging the Dragon's collaboration with the new and growing Hainan Island International Film Festival, which chose one of the European projects to participate in the H!Action Project Market and to run for up to 6 million RMB of prizes (approx. 770.000 €), while a project of H!Action will be chosen to attend the second module of the Lab in Europe in 2020.

Among this year's script tutors were renowned figures like Sun Xiaohang, screenwriter of Ning Hao's big success Crazy Alien ($310M Chinese box office), Cha Muchun, screenwriter of Huang Bo's The Island ($190M Chinese box office) and Roland Moore, head writer of the Chinese remake of the Channel 4 / AMC drama Humans.

With the support of Creative Europe - MEDIA Programme of the European Union