Jackie Chan won an Academy Award for Lifetime Achievement as the First Chinese Man


According to US media reports, at the night of august 30th, the American Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences council voted for the winners of the Academy Award for lifetime Achievement Honor, the 62 - year-old Chinese action film star Jackie Chan become one of the 4 winners and he was also the first Chinese man to win this award.

 

It is reported, the senior film editor AnneV.Coates, Veteran documentary filmmakers Frederick Wiseman and casting director Lynn Stalmaster are among the others receiving The Academy Award for lifetime achievement. It is said that the Academy Council dinner will be held on November 12nd, at that time, the four Academy Lifetime Achievement Award winner including Jackie Chan, will be awarded an Oscar statuette at the dinner scene.

 

Jackie Chan is the fourth Asian to receive this award. Before him, the Japanese director Akira Kurosawa, Japanese animation master Hayao Miyazaki and the Indian Director Satyajit Ray, respectively won this award in 1989, 1991 and 2014. Jackie Chan, who was born on April 7, 1954 in Hong Kong had learned Beijing Opera and martial arts since childhood, he began filming at the age of eight, over the years, Jackie Chan had earned his own place in the Chinese-language cinema by his masterly skill, He had written, directed, and acted a lot of comedy films which were welcome by the audience, According to statistics, Jackie Chan has created more than 20 billion RMB box office so far.

 

The Council of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences said: "Jackie Chan always keeps the audience intrigued by his dazzling martial arts action, stunning fascinated works and his infinite charms. Before this, Jackie Chan was awarded the Hong Kong Film Awards and Golden Horse Awards, he won the 8th Shanghai International Film Festival award for outstanding contribution to Chinese film in 2005; the 54th Asia Pacific Film Festival awards for outstanding film achievements in 2010, he was selected as "one of the 20 greatest action star in history" by The New York Times in 2012, With his action movies ‘Chinese zodiac’ in 2013, he won the 32nd Hong Kong film awards for Best Action Choreography.

 

Recently, Jackie Chan was invited to be an image ambassador of the 3rd International Silk Road Film Festival, now, the 3rd International Silk Road Festival is under preparation and it will be held on September 19th in Xi’an, At the closing ceremony, Jackie Chan will sing the theme song of the film ‘Dragon Blade’, the festival will take the "the developing film, the diversity of culture" as its theme.

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